Tag: stay at home mom

Closing Time

Closing Time
You’ve heard the song. “Closing Time” from Semisonic. Everyone assumes it’s about Last Call at a bar, but it’s so much more than that. The lyrics that hit me the hardest are: “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end…” It’s about a baby being born, according to the songwriter. And once you’ve heard... Read more »

You're Doing a Good Job

You're Doing a Good Job
I received a message the other day from a friend I went to community college with—the younger sister of a friend I did theatre with in Florida. She wrote to tell me that something I’d said once about Harrison had inspired her to write a song for her upcoming album. She told me, “I hope... Read more »

A Letter to the New Bathroom Tenants

A Letter to the New Bathroom Tenants
Dear Tiny Spiders, First of all, I regret to inform you that your mother has done you a disservice by hatching you near my bathroom light. I have an irrational fear of spiders of all sizes and will swat at you and squash you with whatever object I find nearby in a blind panic. Furthermore,... Read more »
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