Saturday, August 24, 2019
I love food. I love to eat. I love to talk about food and cook food and buy food and see other people enjoy food. I love to watch food TV shows and recipe videos on the internet. My...
My friend’s 5-year-old has been asking her mother a lot of questions about heaven, not an unusual line of inquiry for children trying to figure out how the world works. If adults wrestle with the concept of an ever after,...
“You know they have stores there?” I heard from the other side of my bedroom, as an unnamed critic watched me pack for a recent trip. “We’re not going to the remote wilderness, we’re going to Las Vegas.”
I’ve been doing research the past few days about the proposed airport in Inverness. There are lots of opinions, plenty of criticisms, and multiple shows of support. The one thing I wasn’t able to find, however, is a single good...
Almost two years in, there’s no doubt the #MeToo movement has brought about change. Women have felt empowered to tell their stories, and companies have made improvements to their harassment policies. People in a variety of fields, of a variety...
Last summer my friend from a few houses down showed up at my door, wearing a slightly-bashful grin and something I thought I would never see, at least not on him. “Do you have nail polish remover?”...
What is it with offices never being able to adjust to a moderate, agreeable temperature? This is the worst time of year. It’s supposed to be spring, but the mornings are like winter, by the afternoon...
A few months back, during a get-together at the house, I glanced around the room and came to a disconcerting conclusion. While I had been busy raising children, tending house, going to work, and establishing a life, I also had...
You’ll be forgiven if, like me, you missed The Big Birthday, what with busy lives and all the usual horrors dominating the news. Nevertheless, it’s not too late to issue best wishes to the one thing that has changed our...
After a recent series of bad days, I was able to improve my mood with one of the most pleasant forms of therapy there is: a day spent with a friend; no husbands, no kids, no co-workers, nothing demanding...
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