parenting

Over Thanksgiving break 2017 we had four playdates in three days. I’d like to be acknowledged for surviving this terrible idea. I’ll wait. … Okay, great. Thanks for that. And in the course of this three-day nightmare, I discovered that I know literally nothing about playdates. The only ones we have ever had before were […]

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I so do not want to blog about my day. But skipping it wouldn’t exactly be radically accountable, so here I am. My day was rough, and it was entirely, completely, and PREVENTABLY my fault. I set myself up for problems from the very beginning by overscheduling my morning, so when I then overslept marginally […]

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I am what one might call a sociable introvert. I do like people and I do enjoy having friends and going out and doing things, but I’d be happiest if I could limit all interaction to email, text message, and Facebook, with the occasional phone call. Then I wouldn’t have to worry about things like […]

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I’ve had a job since I was 14. Sometimes two or three at a time, but always at least one. Whether I was in high school, college or whatever I have always worked. It has identified me. For better or worse it made me who I was and now who I am. I love to […]

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A note before I begin: I just wanted to take this time out and thank you, the audience. You’ve been great. So how about you all give yourself a round of applause. Yeah, but now, if I could, I’d like to get serious for a moment, so if we could please turn the house lights […]

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