What kind of person did you think you’d grow to be when you were younger? Successful? Happy? Confident? Creative? Motivated? Self-sufficient? Nurturing? Eloquent? Vain and self-obsessed? Yup. I am now the type of person who owns one of these things and younger me is stupefied. No, that isn’t a bizarre […]
Do you know how I know I should probably strive to get out of the house more often? The level of amusement I get out of trying to find the most ridiculous still in each week’s video. Clearly I need to take up another hobby. So it turns out that […]
But this is middle age, right? Attending more funerals than showers or weddings, watching your parents lose mobility and independence (if you’re lucky enough to still have your parents), seeing your siblings start to go gray and complain more about joint pain (if you’re lucky enough to still have a sibling), feeling the new knobbiness of your spouses knuckles when you grab his hand (if you’re still lucky enough to have a spouse), measuring your gums in the bathroom mirror to determine how much they’ve retreated….
It’s hard to learn a new song when you can’t stop singing RENT from beginning to end. I’m not going to say that Fox’s live production was the best thing I’ve ever seen. (I also won’t say it was the worst. Nor that I wish my house was less insulated.) […]
“Mom, I’m worried that my classmates won’t recognize me.” “Ok. May I ask why?” “I’m wearing different shoes. These are green.” “Your other shoes are green, too.” “Yes, but those are a different green.” Reader, IT WAS THE SAME GREEN. There are only so many nuanced shades of Ninja Turtle. […]