When there’s a blizzard, I like the idea that everyone is holing up in their homes. Because that’s what I want to do. But I don’t want to be the only shut-in, because then I feel like I’m missing out. It sucks when you’ve been huddling inside all day and then someone comes in looking […]KEEP READING
Cutting the MacBook strings
Two months ago, my sister had a baby. But for all the time she spends feeding him, burping him, changing his diaper, putting him down or picking him up, I’m pretty sure I spend more time each day with my laptop. True, it lets me sleep through the night, with only an occasional 3am email […]KEEP READING
Kid, you’ve got it easy.
40 doesn’t feel old to me like I always thought it would. Except for a few things: This year’s bumper crop of gray hairs. The cracking joints – occurring during any and all movements, where they used to be limited to things like deep squats. I sound like bubble wrap. My husband calls me “Creaks.” […]KEEP READING