The Ultimate Vacation

This week I realized I am truly sick.  Or in desperate need of a vacation.  Possibly both. The realization came to me in a blinding flash of clarity earlier this week.  I was in my car zoning out to NPR when they started talking about a Las Vegas woman, Miki Sudo, who had called in a […] Read more…

Til Death Do Us Part

Marriage is hard.  Let me repeat for effect:  Marriage is hard.  It is mostly awesome but damn, is it hard sometimes.  I have ten years of marriage under my belt.  Semi-significant but certainly not medal-worthy.  But ten years gives you a bit of a perspective.  And I can say in all honesty that I had no […] Read more…

Me and Young M.C.

I have to start off by apologizing for the misleading title and the shameless self-promotion of me with one of the most influential (in my book at least) rap artists of the 90’s – a decade of which I am extremely fond.  Okay so with that out-of-the-way, here’s the reason I’m babbling about Young M.C.:  […] Read more…

The Joy of Cooking

As every working mother with children of a certain age know, Mother’s Day is also judgement day.  It’s the day your young child makes you a gift at school that usually requires them choosing some descriptive words about how they experience you as a mother:  nice, loving, caring, time-challenged, insane.  And the best part is […] Read more…

I’ll Have What She’s Having

Remember that scene from “When Harry Met Sally?”  The one where Meg Ryan fakes an orgasm in the middle of Katz’s Deli?  I’ve provided a link for those of you who need a little refresher: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-v1TZ5qhY4  As hilarious as that scene is it is the gal at the next table who delivers the line that has […] Read more…

Sleeping Beauty is Dead

It’s official:  women are sick of waiting for prince charming.  66% of women in a Pew Research Center study place higher importance on being self-rescuing princesses than Sleeping Beauties.  66% of women ages 18-34 responded  by stating that being successful in a high-paying career or profession is “one of the most important things” or “very important” in their lives  […] Read more…

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