Liane Kupferberg Carter is a lifelong New Yorker whose articles and essays have appeared in many publications, including the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Huffington Post, Parents, Child, McCall’s, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Skirt!, Babble, Brevity, Literary Mama, Errant Parent and numerous newspapers and journals. Carter is working on a memoir about raising a child with autism. You can follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/LianeCarter and on Facebook at on.fb.me/lnKzH1.
I was on an evening Metro North train home from the Adirondacks. Catherine and I were taking turns sucking Merlot out of a plastic nozzle attached to a plastic sack. We were each lying down long ways across a row of seats, facing each other, passing the bag back and forth, lifting our heads only […]
The day before my birthday was beautiful. It was one of those clear summer days in New York that somehow evades the typical humidity and the sun’s unbearable heat. Instead of roasting everything beneath it, the sun proudly showcased New York’s beauty. The pink and purple flowers on the High Line unfurled themselves towards the […]
The red-smocked amNY guy smiled wide and with a proud, “Good morning, big bro!” extended a copy of the subway newspaper my way. I stood there grinning sheepishly, neither taking the paper nor brushing him off. This was a breach of the rules of our relationship, not unlike showing up unannounced at a new fling’s […]