My journey toward writing my New York stories – whether by book or by blog – took me to this particular page where I was surprised to read what I had written over 25 years ago. I’m inspired to share the chronicles of New York and NYU, in my usual style of humor and a bit … Continue reading Revelations – the Detox Story Continues
Blogged while finishing off the coffee Todd made. (Sorry babe.) At the risk of scaring away any male readers, PMS sucks. It was not in my plan to make this an opener today. I had other plans for this post. But today’s post isn’t going to be about the original plan, and it’s not going … Continue reading This is Not About PMS
I was driven by this intense need. We all have them. We don’t always want them, but we have them. My intense need had to be fulfilled. The warm summer sun on my skin always makes it more intense. And this year, as I continue to advance through my 40s, the intensity was even more … Continue reading I Was Driven By This Intense Need
Copyright Rob Radikal I’m a terribly optimistic person. I try to find the silver lining. And, sometimes, I make inappropriate jokes when things get serious. Case in point – a family friend of ours lost her husband last year. When I saw her and asked how she was doing, she seemed a little melancholy, but … Continue reading A Tragedy For Those Who Feel
Because you think you’re having a bad day… I had a meeting today at one of the college campuses where Todd works. Well, technically he doesn’t work at this campus. I’m doing some grant work and had a meeting about some Veteran Services initiatives that they’re working on. The meeting was at 12:30. Seeing as … Continue reading Momma Forgot There’d Be Days Like These
I referenced ‘Merica in a Facebook comment last weekend, and was accused of using it in a derogatory way. Okay – I did sorta kinda use it in a derogatory way – I referenced stupid lower-middle class ‘Merica as being responsible for the rise of a certain Presidential candidate. That’s kind of a rude and … Continue reading What is ‘Merica?
Weight gain. It’s terribly painful to experience superhuman metabolism for most of your life, only to be bitch-slapped after 40 with cellulite that makes the moon look smooth. It doesn’t happen right away either…it’s sort of a gradual, sneaking up kind of phenomenon where one day spring day you can pull your summer shorts out … Continue reading 5 Things Your Mom Didn’t Tell You About the 40s
I would like to add exterminator to my resume. Not that this is some great admirable trait to brag about. It's not. But, I hate bugs. I know they all have a place in God's vision of creation, but personally, I am skeeved by them. I don't want to look at them up close and … Continue reading Don’t Look Now