Each year, Dan and I take turns planning our anniversary. Last year it was his turn to plan, which was good, considering I was four days postpartum and in no position to plan... anything. We did it lower than low key, at home, while my mom took Sweet Pea out to dinner. We were “alone” … Continue reading A Happy Anniversary
Dan and I met on Valentine’s Day. Four hours later, I refused to go home with him, although I really wanted to. The next day, he texted me, “Good luck!” I forgot I’d even mentioned I had a job interview that day. A year later I nagged him about the wrinkled shirt he wore for our anniversary … Continue reading Seven Valentine’s Days Later…
I didn't know whether I wanted kids. That's what I'm talking about in essay I read at Boulder's Listen To Your Mother Show. Here is a link to my talk, "The Joy of Pregnancy." It seemed fitting that I should talk about pregnancy on stage, just two weeks shy of my due date. You will … Continue reading Listen To Your Mother 2014: My talk and a challenge.
Ever since I can remember, my New Year's resolution was to stop pressing the snooze button. And not just every January- every September too, because I celebrate the jewish new year in addition to the regular new year. Every year for the last 20 or so years, I've had not one but two opportunities each … Continue reading Tough Love
Do you ever have an argument with your husband and a day or two later, you can't even remember what it was about? You remember how mad you were, how upset he was, but if, say, it came down to some government interrogation, the second they hinted at torture, you'd agree it was about the … Continue reading Letting Go