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The Ghosts of Our Exes

A child's birth triggers memories of heartbreak and loss.

By Ken Gordon
March 13, 2005

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So we're wrapping up dinner with another couple at Chef Chang's House in Brookline. The fortune cookies arrive, and, as is our habit, we begin reading our fortunes out loud. Standard harmless Chinese-food fun. Then comes my wife's turn. "An old flame," says Lisa, "will return to steal your heart." Reaction around the table is predictable - a quick smile ... (Full article: 705 words)

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