Achievement Unlocked

For those of you that have been around here for a bit, you know I’ve been working on Lymphomania for years. You know about its different versions. You know how I fumbled when trying to juggle kids and writing. You know how Rocco gave me a laptop a couple of […]

No Hard Feelings

I’m having trouble with words, lately. Most of the pieces I’m working on right now are humor. But some days…weeks…months…the funny is harder to find. Yes, humor is important. Always. Hell, even The Atlantic is saying that satire will save The Republic. But forced jokes are never funny, never work.   I’m not […]

Save It For A Rainy Day

Once upon a time, a long long time ago, in a city at least twenty minutes away, I worked at a record label. We released a LOT of crap. (Exhibit A) Sometimes the crap sold well. Sometimes it didn’t. But that was the business. That was the gamble. Every now and […]

This Little Light of Mine

I think we can all agree this hasn’t been a banner week. But the world still turns. I wrote a piece Wednesday morning about how we must shine on, fight on, hope on. (You can read it here.) And I’m striving, truly, to rally behind that ideal. But some moments, many […]

Suzy Q’s

I’ve been thinking a lot about Susan B. Anthony – suffragette extraordinaire and symbol of the women’s rights movement. But this morning, someone in my Facebook feed called her a racist. So I started reading. Researching. Yes, she started out as an abolitionist and, by some accounts, remained so in […]

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