Big Lies, Little Lies, or Big Little Lies?

Listen, I’m just gonna make this quick. Tomorrow night Big Little Lies premieres on HBO. I am telling you this for two reasons: A) If you’ve read the book and loved it like I did, I know you are going to want to see this series; and, B) If you haven’t read the book by […]

Traveling WithOUT Children

I’m a mom with school-aged children who works from home, so my days are pretty routine and predictable. A good chunk of those days is spent feeding people, cleaning up after people, or listening to people. All of this makes me pretty tired at the end of the day so I look forward to when the kiddos […]

Surviving My Twenties

I took the girls to a birthday party today at one of those places with blow-up things for jumping on and sliding down. Every time we go to one of those places I am reminded of the fact that I used to work at one of those places. Man. I’m glad I don’t have to […]

My Partner

So how does a girl who’d lived in small towns in five different states meet a boy who’d lived his whole life in El Salvador? College, of course. When I met my husband in the fall of 1993, I didn’t even know where El Salvador was. I also didn’t know where Spadra Creek was, so I had to find […]

Cup o’ the Day: Drinking with Eddie.

So. I’m pretty tired today. You see, we rocked out with Eddie Vedder last night so I was up a little past my bedtime. The show was downtown, which is not a short distance from where I live. So before I could head out to the concert, I had to wait for the babysitter and […]