Kids can be mean. I learned this at a very young age. Like many children, I was bullied throughout much of my childhood. I was a chubby weird kid, painfully shy, with a voice of a whisper. I had a hard time making friends. I never quite fit in. I couldn't find my group. I…Read more Broken Shell
The story I am about to tell is not political, but it was politically motivated and it reached a fitting ending. I hope you get as much joy out of it as I did. ________________________________________ Somewhere between executive orders signed into action by a madman, I had day filled with several moments of reflection. It…Read more Skipping Through Life
There are approximately 470,000 words in Webster's Dictionary. Only 6% of these words are regularly used by native English speakers. An average adult's working vocabulary is around 30,000 words, plateauing around middle age. I think my working vocabulary tends to be in the upper percentiles, thanks to being a weird kid who liked to casually…Read more In Other Words
I felt a range of emotions this week at a depth I hadn't previously experienced. Disappointment in the flaws of our great democracy. Grateful for living during a historic and admirable presidency. Fear of a megalomaniac assuming the role of the most powerful leader of the free world. Hope for the future inspired by a…Read more Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned
I submitted this op-ed to a few publications way back in the beginning of December when there were many news reports criticizing Ivanka's involvement in her father's presidential transition. Melania was still regularly being reported on as the assumed First Lady Elect. Unfortunately, the New York Times and Washington Post didn't want my opinion and…Read more An Argument for America’s First Jewish FLOTUS
Could someone please explain this to me. What's the deal with camouflage? (Which I will now refer to as camo, because that "U" in the middle of camoUflage makes it hard to spell.) Seriously, how has it become such a widespread fashion print? When I was a child, I never remember seeing it besides the…Read more Oh, There You Are
For 2017, I'm starting a blog. What better start than by disccussing the deaths of 2016? We can all admit that 2016 was a shitty year. A year that was one blow after another, took some really significant figures out of my life. Few were spared. (Fingers crossed for my girl, Betty White, only a few…Read more Deaths of 2016 Ranked by the F**ks I Give about Them.