All the Blogs

Here's where all the magic happens. And by magic, I mean here's where I write stuff for you to read. I talk marriage, parenting, modern gender angst, and my take on the small and big moments of being a human, which turns out, isn't as easy as I thought it would be. Mostly it's comical stuff, but sometimes I like to play an Air Supply song to slow things down a bit and make my move to make out with you – metaphorically, of course. It's not that kind of website. The blogs are sarcastic, satirical, at times swear-filled, at times straight from the heart, always honest, and hopefully relatable. It's for women and men who have a killer sense of humor and daily wonder, Is anyone else losing their mind? I'm happy to report that, yes, we all are. You'll see....

A Post Breakup Letter to My Forties

Dear Forties, Hello. Hello. It’s me. I know things have been over between us for a few weeks, but I ...
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And, Just Like That, She’s Off

I guess I expected it would be easier this time. After all, it was my second child going to college, ...
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Lifting My Blue Funk Fog

Whether other people know it or not, I've been a fog for far too long. I've been upset about probably ...
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The True Story of My Free 3-Month Trial of the Peloton App

You guys, this is a true story. Missing my hot yoga classes, my super fit husband mentioned how much he ...
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Don’t Go Down To The Basement: Coronavirus Edition

If you grew up in the 70s and 80s, you are well versed in the horror movie genre of that ...
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Scattered Thoughts on My First Pandemic

Hey there, I’m new to pandemics, and let me just say, I’m not a fan. Right? I'll be honest with ...
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Gen Xers, Unite! Or Don’t. Whatever.

You’ve got to hand it to Gen Xers. We have been so ambivalent about everything we have finally been totally ...
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My (Not At All Far-Fetched) Turning 50 Plan

I have decided tonight that my plan for turning 50 in seven months is simple. I’m going to get incredibly ...
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Why I’m Suddenly Obsessed with Brad and Jen

What hasn't been said about this encounter and these photos? Well, I don't know because I'm not super on top ...
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Peloton Bike Ad is Refreshingly Honest

So, I finally watched the now famous Peloton bike ad. I know, I'm living in a cave. I'm sure it's ...
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Manifest Dresstiny

Do you remember when I posted this photo on Facebook? When I had seen this semi-silly dress advertised on Insta ...
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The Audacity of Forgiveness

If you're struggling to understand how this man could forgive and hug his brother's murderer, you are not alone. Forgiveness, ...
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9/11: America 18 Years Later

It seems impossible that 9/11 was 18 years ago. I readily know the amount of years because my daughter celebrated ...
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The Week Before Family Vacation

Years ago, long before kids, I said to my husband before a vacation, a real vacation, “Hey, don’t you need ...
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The Joy of Summertime Mushy-Brained Kids

I saw an ad for some kind of tutoring for kids, I'm guessing. It said something like, "Kids lose 30% ...
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Just Another Friday Night in Meradise

Let me start with, I worked until 7pm. On a Friday night. When I was finished I realized, with all ...
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The Wildly Unsurprising College Admissions Scandal

Ah, it’s that college acceptance/rejection time of year, and no better time to really look at the admissions scandal that ...
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Seven Signs of the Aging Apocalypse

Locust? Famine? Floods? You wish. Nope. The Aging Apocalypse is not the end of the world, just the end of ...
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My Love Hate Relationship with Christmas Cards

For the first time in over five years we are sending out a Christmas card. I quit the Christmas card ...
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The Wallet Years: The Worst Stage of Parenting?

There is much debate about the worst stage of parenting. Is it when they are newborns and don’t sleep? Is ...
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Christine Blasey Ford, I Am With You

I'm having trouble working or concentrating today. As I sit in my house, far from the reality of what Christine ...
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When You Feel Fat For You

You know when you are feeling fat for you how you spend all the time you could be exercising on ...
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A Little Help From My Friends

I don’t know anything about suicide. I’m not trained in it and I have no idea how you talk about ...
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Note to Self on Mother’s Day

Dear M., Leave the dishes in the sink. Let them fester. Let the black ants move in. Don’t rinse and ...
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How A Walk In Montreal Gave Me Much Needed Hope in Humanity

Almost daily, I read the news and I quickly lose faith in humanity. I wonder if there ever has been ...
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