Monthly Archives: April 2016

Teaching Dearest to Drive

Me to Dearest Son as he practices his driving: “When we’re in the car, I’m not your mother. I’m the voice of God. Got it?” Dearest: “Yes, Mother.” Me: “Try again.” Dearest: “I’m not going there.” Me: “I think you … Continue reading

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Dear Kiddies

I was asked a question in an interview this week. “What do you wish you could tell your younger self?” Oh, my GOSH! SO MUCH! Like, don’t believe that thing with the toothpaste on your pimples, the Listerine for your … Continue reading

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Good celebrity couples

  I don’t care that much about celebrities and their love lives. I’m pretty pro-marriage: I admire couples who stay together a long time, but I also recognize that Hollywood is its own strange world, and couples who stay together … Continue reading

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Happiness is a warm puppy

We weren’t really planning to get a puppy. I mean, I love dogs, but our house is smallish, and puppies are a lot of work, and I travel a lot. All good solid reasons not to get a puppy. But … Continue reading

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