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Category Archives: New York City Living and Coping
5 Things I Say Way Too Often Do you need to go pee pee? Do you need to go pee pee? Do you need to go pee pee? Enough with the fucking Band Aids already. Is that pee pee? 5 … Continue reading
I want to talk about these Dove commercials that everyone is going crazy about. Or maybe it’s one commercial. I don’t know because I don’t watch a lot of television. (Oh my god RIGHT?! I mean, I don’t watch a … Continue reading
I had the review of Drinking Diaries: Women Serve Their Stories Straight Up written for weeks. I was adding things–material from an interview with the editors, personal anecdotes, and some embarrassingly accurate knowledge of the Alcoholics Anonymous program. And then the … Continue reading
This is the rule that applies to men’s three-button suit jackets. It is the one thing I remember from when my husband and I were getting married in March 2005. More than our vows, the lovely cards we received from … Continue reading
My children sleep with dream lights. They are not the Dream Lites advertised on television because we assumed, of course, those would not work. When the kids started asking for the ones on television, however, we found these at a … Continue reading
I have written about turning 40 before. When I actually turned 40. That was more than two years ago. And my perspective has changed–slightly but significantly. Slowly, I’ve become less concerned with the opinions others hold of me, and terribly … Continue reading
Before the holidays I completed the Kidde Home Safety Challenge. It took about ten minutes after the kids were in bed. I was curious to learn if I am doing everything I can to keep us safe at home. I … Continue reading
Tonight I have been thinking of women I know and like. Some are fighting cancer, several are going through a life-changing heartbreak, and one recovering from major, major surgery. And each is hardly complaining, although each could be shouting from … Continue reading
Before long we learn, in this life, that we are not here forever. We learn through the changing of seasons, the loss of our pets in childhood, the death of a loved one. We get no guarantee of numbers. So … Continue reading