Let the bad times roll…over all your dreams and wishes.

Recently I’ve had a few blisteringly bad days. You know this pain, too, surely: they aren’t hair-related or job-related or anything fixed with a good cookie or cry; it’s Big Stuff. And that’s never fun, albeit part of this whole being alive thing. {Is it actually possible to reach the zen place I imagine Tina Fey inhabiting, … Continue reading Let the bad times roll…over all your dreams and wishes.

Come on, summer. These books and snacks aren’t going to gobble themselves.

Let’s start with the storms. Six days in a row of leaden clouds and crackling sky. The first day I was on a neighborhood walk at dawn when a gentle sprinkle turned, within minutes, to a heaving downpour. I ran home, thrilled to be the only person outside, the only person seemingly awake. I stood on … Continue reading Come on, summer. These books and snacks aren’t going to gobble themselves.