Archive for April 2013

Middle school: Was it middle hell for you?

How many guys have you gone with? You would think after reading Molly Backes’ young adult novel Princesses of Iowa and interviewing her for Behind the Book, my thoughts would be taking me back to high school.  But, the little spaceship in my head that travels back in time is being propelled even further.  I’m... Read more »

Kmart #ShipMyPants: I married a 'very punny Jew'

Once upon a time, in a land far away, a nice Italian girl from New Jersey was bouncing around the island of Manhattan when she met a ‘very punny Jew.’ On 7/7/07, in approximately a matter of 7 minutes, she learned: his first wife was Italian, he was 5′ 9″ but 5′ 9 and a... Read more »