Last month a group of friends gathered with their children at the pool. But before I go on, you should know that this story doesn’t end with “…and one of them drowned.” Promise. Anyway, the kids were in the pool — nine of them — and the parents were talking, happy to have finally gotten MORE »
There are two things – well, more than two things but for the purposes of this post we’re sticking with two – that I have never done: 1. Had any sort of surgery. 2. Had a baby.
It’s Memorial Day weekend, technically the start of summer and I’m sitting here on an island off the coast of Massachusetts in five layers of clothing and a pair of smart wool socks while the rain comes and goes. So of course I’m thinking of summer.
I have a question about scandals and not those of the Shondaland variety. I mean those are good and perhaps later we can get into why Fitz keeps going back to Mellie and whether or not Olivia and Fitz will ever get back together and how do we get Quinn to go away?
In high school I despised children. I thought they were loud and annoying. This feeling continued well into college, when I knew that I not only had no interest in having children of my own, but that children would harsh my (career) vibe. Children wouldn’t allow for late evenings for fundraisers or casual dinners. Children MORE »
Men: Walk away now. Ladies: Come closer.
I was such a selfish child. Actually most children are selfish but I feel like I had a particular brand of selfishness unheard of because if something is mine then it is ALL MINE. Thankfully as I got older my parents instilled in me a sense of community and that it isn’t the Heather Party MORE »
A few weeks ago I scribbled “write about conference season” in a notebook hoping that at some point I’d find the time and inclination to discuss the nitty gritty of attending blogging conferences. Who to see, what to do, why you shouldn’t care about what you’re wearing, that sort of thing. My intentions of such MORE »
On a Friday night when I was ten years old a bomb exploded at the World Trade Center. I was visiting my grandparents in Queens, NY some 15 miles away. 20 years later I don’t recall being scared. I do recall playing Sega Genesis and eating McDonald’s cheeseburgers. I remember my grandmother turning off the MORE »
It will be Easter evening by the time you read this. You’ll be full of ham and chocolate and possibly expecting a food baby. If you’re a practicing Christian you will have been to mass or a church service and praised the renewal of the season and the rising of Christ. You’ll have spent a MORE »
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