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 […]


Today’s Ukulele Friday song is disproportionately happy considering what Congress did yesterday. And while I did make some attempts to do this song today, I ended up back with this one. Because we’re all going to spend plenty of time today talking about the other situation and contacting our Senators, […]

Yer So Bad

If I’m being honest, all I want to do this week is gobble pink Starbursts (stolen from my kids’ easter hauls, obvs) and wander through Siobhan Gallagher’s Tumblr feed. Admit it. Now that you clicked through, it’s all you want to do, too. (And speaking of clicking through, go see […]


This week has been full of news – most of it hard. Some would say that such weeks aren’t the time for silly ukulele videos. I’d agree with them for the most part. But picking up a ukulele feels like a better way to cope than drinking or destroying or detonating. […]

Best Day of My Life

It’s been an exciting week of houseguests, epic tantrums, social engagements, and wine. I’m exhausted. But mostly in the good way. At the very least, I feel super lucky to have all the reasons I’m exhausted. If that last sentence doesn’t make sense, stay awake for 72 straight hours then […]

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