my generation

If you are reading this, congratulations! You made it to 2017. It’s not a given that we’ll make it through any year, but 2016 felt particularly dicey. In a year in which we lost so many artists and cultural icons, my family and I suffered personal losses as well. We lost my father-in-law in October. It’s […]

The Year That Was Not So Great

In a normal year, I don’t personify the previous twelve months at the end. I don’t blame it or call it names. I don’t accuse it of wrong doing or malevolence. But 2016 was not a normal year. It was drunk and stupid and hated me. That being said, I agree that it seems silly […]

I’m just gonna make this quick

It’s the second Monday in November and holy crap. I don’t know if I’m going to make it to the end of this month. My house is a busy one for the next few weeks and yet I decided to write a novel. A NOVEL. Dude. We barely made it to the bus on time this […]

The New Mom in the Grocery Store

The rain plopped down in heavy drops on my windshield as I drove home from the grocery store this morning. I’d loaded my grocery haul into the back of my SUV just in time to miss getting soaked myself. I was glad I’d decided to do my shopping in the morning and get it out […]

I am not Wonder Woman.

Drop me in your closet and I won’t have much trouble putting an outfit together. Drop me a note and I’ll probably reply with a sarcastic comment. But drop me in your kitchen and I will have a hard time putting a meal together. If only I could feed my family with fashionable ensembles and […]