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There was no traffic at 3am. That’s good in one respect as I needed to get my dog to the Emergency Animal Hospital and it’s horrible in another respect in that I knew what would happen when we got there. There was a ...
So Much More Than Just a Dog

Charlie My Boy

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no traffic at 3am. That’s good in one respect as I needed to get my dog to the Emergency Animal Hospital and it’s horrible in another respect in that I knew what would happen when we got there. There was a little more traffic at 4:30am, when I drove back to my house [&hellip
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My dad used to like to pretend bad things just didn’t happen. When asked about family feuds or crises d’jour he’d switch topics, ignore the issue, tell me to pray for him, or make up an innocuous answer. On the other ...
In Between All The Pokemon Go

How We Talk To Our Kids

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ed to like to pretend bad things just didn’t happen. When asked about family feuds or crises d’jour he’d switch topics, ignore the issue, tell me to pray for him, or make up an innocuous answer. On the other hand, my mom would give bizarre guidance when it wasn’t needed—like that using tampons [&hellip
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Did you know Brenda Walsh has breast cancer? Do you even know who Brenda Walsh is? If your answer to the former is shock and dismay, or mournfully tsk-tsking the cruel passage of time, then you are “of a certain age.” If ...
You Can Predict the Rain Because Your Ankle Hurts

This Is When You Know You’re Old, Part Deux

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now Brenda Walsh has breast cancer? Do you even know who Brenda Walsh is? If your answer to the former is shock and dismay, or mournfully tsk-tsking the cruel passage of time, then you are “of a certain age.” If you don’t know who she is, please quickly walk away from me and [&hellip
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I was going to write about how dogs are better than people but given the news all around us that seems too obvious. Of course dogs are better than people. Dogs are all about love. Dogs love us even when we're terrible. They ...
Though Sometimes It's Tough To Remember

Dogs Make Me Believe in Humanity

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ng to write about how dogs are better than people but given the news all around us that seems too obvious. Of course dogs are better than people. Dogs are all about love. Dogs love us even when we’re terrible. They spend their lives waiting for us to come home and spend time [&hellip
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Gather round and I’ll tell you the best kept secret in the history of time: everyone’s family is stone cold nuts. You may think you know some people whose families are boringly normal but you won’t have to dig too deep ...
Just Try To Keep The Fun in Dysfunction

Everyone’s Family is Nuts

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und and I’ll tell you the best kept secret in the history of time: everyone’s family is stone cold nuts. You may think you know some people whose families are boringly normal but you won’t have to dig too deep to find out that is total crap. Seriously. Go talk to your friends and [&hellip
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As the Last Single Woman in America (cue the ballad “All by Myself”) you think I’d be impervious to attempts to call me out on my chronic singleness but you’d be wrong. Recently I was at a function, surrounded by ...
Long May She Rage!

The Last Single Woman in America Strikes Back

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st Single Woman in America (cue the ballad “All by Myself”) you think I’d be impervious to attempts to call me out on my chronic singleness but you’d be wrong. Recently I was at a function, surrounded by people, when someone who had only recently left the state of chronic singleness herself actually [&hellip
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Settle in, children, for you are about to hear the scariest of stories. This is a story that will strike fear into your hearts, particularly if you are one of the be-testicled among us. I am about to tell you the terrifying ...
If You Say Big Girls Don't Cry, I Will Punch You in the Throat

Betrayed by My Lacrimal Glands

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, children, for you are about to hear the scariest of stories. This is a story that will strike fear into your hearts, particularly if you are one of the be-testicled among us. I am about to tell you the terrifying tale of the woman who cried in the workplace. (DRAMATIC PAUSE) Few things [&hellip
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By and large it seems that given the opportunity, a lot of people will be terrible to their fellow human beings. ‘Murica may be the land of the free and all that, but dear sweet baby Jesus do we just love lording it over ...
People Are The Worst

Class Act

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rge it seems that given the opportunity, a lot of people will be terrible to their fellow human beings. ‘Murica may be the land of the free and all that, but dear sweet baby Jesus do we just love lording it over people whenever we get the chance! Maybe that’s why we’re still [&hellip
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Go ahead and dub this #firstworldproblems but I’m coming to you today to sing of the wonders of single-gender education and tell you why alumni -- particularly alumni with lady bits -- need to donate more to their schools. ...
Are There Any Benefits?

Boys Are Gross: The Benefits of Single-Gender Education

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and dub this #firstworldproblems but I’m coming to you today to sing of the wonders of single-gender education and tell you why alumni — particularly alumni with lady bits — need to donate more to their schools. I don’t have stats to convince you how single-gender education is better; you can find studies [&hellip
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