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. […]
It’s still winter. Allegedly it’s going to snow this weekend. Hold please while I try and tamp down the excitement I inevitably feel at the mere mention of snow. What is it about this weather that makes me want ALL THE CARBS? Ok, in truth I want ALL the carbs […]
It’s gray. It’s cold. People are destroying Joshua Tree. The government is still shut down. Democracy is in free fall. Low rise jeans are making a comeback. And Trader Joe’s doesn’t sell orange juice concentrate anymore so basically we’re all gonna die of scurvy and asscrack exposure. On the plus […]