Not Suitable for Children

I’m just going to come out with it: I’m not cut out to be a parent. I have no problem admitting that. I’ve always had a feeling it wasn’t going to be my thing. Even as a little kid, I entertained no fantasies of being a mommy. I never played […]

Shopping For A Little Black Dress

“I think I’m going to be single for the rest of my life,” she said matter-of-factly, with only the slightest hint of frustration. It wasn’t the first time I’d heard her say that. She said that same exact thing, word for word, about two hours earlier when we were waiting […]

Fifty First Dates

Please don’t confuse this post with the cute romantic comedy by the same name starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. This is nothing like that. Based on my recent experience, there is very little that is cute or romantic about modern dating. At best, there’s comedy. At it’s worst, it […]

Because Some Days, You Just Can’t

While in a magical, alternate universe there is a whole creative team that runs this joint, in this Universe, there’s just me. And today, I feel less than awesome. When I was in Corporate America, sick days were only sometimes offered and rarely encouraged. But now that I’m the boss, […]

Here’s What You Can Do With Your Opinion…

My niece Mina is one of my favorite people. Yes, she’s cute and the fact that she thinks that I’m the cat’s pajamas doesn’t hurt. But my favorite thing about that kid is that, from the jump, she has been unapologetically herself. She has always had the kind of self-assurance […]