Friday, September 21, 2018
The Trauma of Being Laid Off
I was laid off last week. It’s the second time I’ve been laid off in my advertising career. The first time, people congratulated me on ge...
Thursday, November 2, 2017
On Becoming My Grandmother
Grandma working the swim cap. It just dawned at me that I may be becoming my grandmother. My grandmother was fancy, at least in my chi...
Friday, September 29, 2017
If You Would Sing For Me Like That
When my husband and I first met, we bonded over books, music and a mutual appreciation of suffering and psychotherapy. (That may sound,...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Twelve Years, Give or Take.
Twelve years ago or so, I winked at a guy on Match.com. Sure, winking's kind of a wimpy way of getting a guy's attention. But for...
Thursday, February 16, 2017
I Ain't Done Yet.
The manuscript in its present, unfinished state. Still working on my memoir. Still working on the edits and revisions. It was one thin...
Monday, January 23, 2017
Candle. Flicker. Out.
Life is so brief. So painfully brief. The image that keeps going through my head is my finger and thumb snuffing out the scented candles...
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Traveling With Children.
Contemplating traveling with children. My friends are taking their children to Europe and want my husband and me to come with them—wit...
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