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…
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’m writing to you from the magical land of Maplewood, NJ…ever heard of it? Maybe you, like I and 10,000 other families, stumbled across this piece and…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Living through 2020 has reminded me of the first baby postpartum days, when you wonder how much of this is temporary, how much of this is just the haze…
Dear Donald John Trump, You lied to us, you stole from us, you hated us, you beat us, you mocked us, you tried to turn us against each other, you spat…