On the night before our 20th high school reunion (delayed a year, as all things were), in the back garden of my classmate’s parent’s house, after a visit back to the small, private, quirky, progressive school in Birmingham, Alabama we graduated from, I learned something new about…
About a month ago, in the brief interlude between Delta and Omicron, I went to the city with two of my best friends for our annual (minus 2020…
My cat was a legend. An icon. A king. He made cat haters say, “this is the only cat I’ve ever liked.” Dog lovers would nod approvingly as he played…
It’s a sunny warm day in early May, and I’m on the Long Island Railroad headed east, all the way east, to Montauk, where I’ve rented an Airbnb to…
I started thinking about writing about this the day Derek Chauvin was convicted and Ma’Khia Bryant was murdered. And then I had a very hard conversation…
The last two weeks have been horrific and traumatic. A white terrorist killed eight people in Atlanta, six of whom were Asian women, in what was…
Slow your eye roll. I am not about to tell you, bedraggled war-torn soldiers of the ‘20s, that what you need is a hot 5 to 60 minutes of meditative…
Well moms, the jig is up! We’ve been revealed as broken husks of humans, barely clinging to sanity, let alone finding time for a shower. This week the…
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