I Would Not Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

Dudes, the news is not good. On the cusp of tonight’s season finale of The Walking Dead, just prior to learning what terrible fate awaits Glen and Maggie (you know last week’s reunion was a wee too happy for that show) and what weird shit is going on at Terminus (because you know if somethingRead more…

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Missing Teeth, Losing Kids and an Ode to the Minivan

Usually here on Sundays I do a little Week in Review thing cleverly disguised as just another post. Really, I consider it a value-added day because not only do I usually tell a little story but I point out other posts I had written throughout the week that you might not have known existed, slippingRead more…

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Three is a Magic Number

For those keeping track, I locked the keys inside my shiny, white minivan rental Friday night, bringing the number of not-so-great things that have happened to me this month to a total of three (well, four if you count that whole Kelly Corrigan wild goose chase). So, as these types of things tend to happenRead more…

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Public Radio Groupie

Over the past year it seems I have gone from being a fan of NPR to becoming a downright groupie. I discovered public radio about 15 years ago while scrolling through the dial, looking for something to listen to while driving around in my car on a Saturday or Sunday when the local New YorkRead more…

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The Basketball Diaries

Oddly enough, basketball has gotten in the way of my blog this week. No, I do not play basketball. I barely even understand the game, although I’ve had four kids play on travel teams and logged in quite a few hours sitting on bleachers over the years. Someone tried to explain what “full-court press” meantRead more…

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A Very Gosling Christmas

Even though my days of getting fancy gifts are on hold right now – there were no diamond studs under the tree this year – I still got some pretty amazing presents for Christmas. And because, according to my therapist, I am to view all challenges, hardships and difficult people in my life as giftsRead more…

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