Archive for June 2012

No one feels sorry for you if you get "stuck" in Paris, or Thank you honey, for "fighting the battle of Bedford Falls."

No one feels sorry for you if you get "stuck" in Paris, or Thank you honey, for "fighting the battle of Bedford Falls."
Nobody feels sorry for you if you get stuck in Paris. I know this because I just got stuck in Paris. For two extra days. The first day, admittedly, was pretty great, because when we’d learned our return flight had cancelled we were able to plan a trip to Normandy for the next day. (A... Read more »

I played hooky from my life and spent the day in the garden

I played hooky from my life and spent the day in the garden
Today, I played hooky in my garden. I should have written a blog this morning. I should have gone to Costco (out of paper towels and those cans of mandarin oranges), I should have been working on PR or marketing for my book—or sat my sorry ass in the chair and worked on my next... Read more »

The search for a private moment just got harder: technology set to invade the bathroom

The search for a private moment just got harder: technology set to invade the bathroom
For most people in search of a private moment, one could always count on a retreat to the bathroom. Even though for most parents, that space was invaded years ago, now there’s an even worse infiltration on the horizon than a merely curious toddler. The bathroom, it seems—the last bastion of privacy, is on the... Read more »
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