Archive for November 2016

Book Review: Leave Me by Gayle Forman

Book Review: Leave Me by Gayle Forman
Have you ever felt like ditching everyone? Everything? Just getting on a train or a plane and leaving every professional and familial responsibility behind? Who hasn’t? I have. I live less than a 10-minute walk from a train station that can take me to other places that can take me about anywhere I’d want to... Read more »

Book Review: The Bitch is Back

Book Review: The Bitch is Back
The beauty of essays? Everyone’s got an opinion. A dear friend passed “The Bitch is Back: Older, Wiser and (Getting) Happier” — a followup to editor Cathi Hanauer’s “The Bitch is in the House” after we both had read “Love Warrior” and were particularly moved by the adage that women have stories we don’t tell... Read more »

Trump won. I adopted a dog.

Trump won. I adopted a dog.
Sometimes, life is all about those hard turns. I am, by nature, a little impulsive. (Cue my husband, cheering wildly, “She admits it! SHE ADMITS IT!”) Yeah, whatever, pfft. One of those impulsive moves was to agree to marry him when I was still a baby. You’re welcome. So, when blindsided by Trump’s win almost... Read more »
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