I’m really concerned about today’s young people* and there isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t think about what a shitty world in which the next generation is growing up. Does saying that make me sound really old? If it does, so be it. Unlike much of today’s youth, I can live with … Continue reading I’m your Mom, not your pimp
Month: March 2019
Saving money with Rent the Runway
All right, look, I could probably find 10 reasons to justify spending $159 a month on my Unlimited Membership, but let me tell you the number two reason why I’ve been continuing the service - since I became a subscriber in November, I’ve spent a total of about $55 buying new clothes and $0 … Continue reading Saving money with Rent the Runway
The (Legendary) Sleepy Hollow Half
A few months ago I had a brilliant idea - I thought it would be really cool to have a new running goal because, you know, running 1000 miles in a year isn’t enough. I decided that I’d like to run 25 half marathons by September 21st, 2021 aka my 55th birthday. It must have … Continue reading The (Legendary) Sleepy Hollow Half
From invisible to 518 famous
The years that I was married were busy ones. The boys were young and my husband and I worked opposite hours maximizing coverage of the children, but leaving little time for one another. As the kids grew, we grew apart until I remember a sense of invisibility appearing. I didn’t feel seen. In fact, I … Continue reading From invisible to 518 famous
The rich are different – Meghan Markle’s baby shower and the college admissions scandal.
Do you think the wealthy live like you? There have been a couple of news items recently that, to me, have very much demonstrated a fundamental difference between those who are financially rich and those who are not. First example? Meghan Markle’s recent baby shower in NYC, an occasion which seemed to truly piss people … Continue reading The rich are different – Meghan Markle’s baby shower and the college admissions scandal.
Telling the story of A Fire, a Phonebook Page and Finding My Father
I’m finally sobering up after a night that was intoxicatingly special. Friday night I was one of 6 storytellers at a public event held at the Linda Auditorium. The occasion was a celebration of the 8th anniversary of our local take on the Moth Story Hour, The Front Parlor Series, which occurs monthly in two … Continue reading Telling the story of A Fire, a Phonebook Page and Finding My Father
Sometimes my yoga mat…
is a life raft in a sea of turmoil feels like an island with a population of one inspires me to stretch far beyond its borders keeps me present invites me to new places is my best friend helps me breathe tests my patience challenges my body makes me sweat collects everything I want to … Continue reading Sometimes my yoga mat…