Who Gets Sober on New Year’s Eve? Me.

I stopped drinking because I was bored with it. It wasn’t a health scare or a ruined romantic relationship. I didn’t lose a job. I was just tired of waking up with zero dollars and zero cents in my bank account after I had been out the night before. I’m not going to lie and […]

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Farewell to the Sunday Paper

Farewell to Sundays in Bed with the Paper Sundays in bed with the paper have almost been completely eradicated by two silent and slacked jawed people staring at their phones. The only break in the silence is a grunt as they shove their phone in your face saying ‘did you see this?’ If there isn’t […]

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I’m Not One of THOSE Kinds of Women

For two months now I’ve been embarrassed that I forgot to wear my shorts when I went out in public, and last week I did it again. It’s not what you think. I didn’t just wander out of my house without the bottom half of my outfit missing. I was at the gym and had […]

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Down Down Down the Rabbit Hole

When I was about 11 years old, Ratt and Motley Crue became my life. I made books of their pictures that I had cut out of rock magazines like Cream and Circus. I’m not exactly sure why my parents never paid any attention to my obsessive behavior, but I guess at the time I was […]

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The familiar handsome face from my past The former heartthrob with the big blue eyes and freckles that I remember The shy but charming sweetheart I ask to an art show The nervous suitor who helps me frost a two-pound cupcake until three in the morning The admirer who brings me flowers when we have […]

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The Vegas Shakedown

I was sitting in a chair on Sunday a week or two ago while my friend Bee was deciding which frames to use for her art prints while she was decorating her new house. I’m not a big art person.  I can’t stand when people ask me to attend art shows. I hate having to […]

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