Well, guess who gets to be the bad cop? Yes, yes, I know, if the shoe fits, blah blah blah. Whatever. Give me a second, please, while I take another swig swallow sip of wine, ok? Exhale. Sigh. You know how kids like to play their parents, especially in divorce situations? Yes, you do, you … Continue reading I’ve got a badge – and a glass of wine.
Not shaken or stirred, but blended
My 7 y/o is currently obsessed with James Bond. He gave up Star Wars at about the same time that George Lucas sold the galaxy to Disney. Coincidental? Perhaps. If you offer him something to drink, it is completely plausible that he will request a martini, shaken not stirred. It's adorable. Well, to me … Continue reading Not shaken or stirred, but blended
Closing and opening a door
I said something to a friend the other night about how I don't know how to fix things, I just learn to adapt to them. At the time, I was speaking explicitly about my wonky door which doesn't close firmly unless you futz with it. Wonky and futz are technical terms, obviously. When the words … Continue reading Closing and opening a door
Are wedding anniversaries like phantom limbs? You know, you can kind of still feel them even though they no longer actually exist. The remains of what was once there can create an almost physical twinge despite the fact that it is no longer present as anything but a memory. Two couples I know recently marked … Continue reading Ghost anniversaries
Don’t be afraid to care
Care: (verb) Feel concern or interest; attach importance to something. I spent a day recently doing my best Holden Caulfield impersonation. You know, basically getting lost and visiting some of my favorite NYC haunts, like Macy's and the West Village. I also went to a couple of restaurants with bars that offer … Continue reading Don’t be afraid to care