School Supplies 2.0

Sure, I’m on top of the school supplies. Perhaps you think you’re on top of the supplies, too. You may have received your grade-specific list and stocked your children’s backpacks in preparation of the first day of school; certain that… Read moreSchool Supplies 2.0

We Traveled With Children And It Didn’t Suck

It has been the summer of transformation. Asher is taller than I am now. His voice has morphed into a peculiar timbre that is neither of boy nor of man and begs to be tuned. Levi is also delighted that… Read moreWe Traveled With Children And It Didn’t Suck

Dream Friends Save Jews

Sometimes, text message exchanges make me laugh out loud. On fewer occasions, these exchanges make me laugh after I’ve read them a second time. And even more rarely, I feel that they are worth sharing with other people. Such was the… Read moreDream Friends Save Jews

Women’s March – A Mom’s Story

This post is a transcript of the story I read at the Studio B Story Slam last night. I would have posted a recording, but my lady spouse was out of town, and she’s my camera woman. Union job. Can’t ask… Read moreWomen’s March – A Mom’s Story

How Many Kegels Until It’s Safe?

If I’m going to take some sort of exercise class, it’s going to be something I enjoy doing. I won’t even finish saying the word spinni… because the mere thought of biking makes the inside of my lady lips ache… Read moreHow Many Kegels Until It’s Safe?

I’d Rather Come Back A Cat Than A Dog Because….Pussies

“What does ‘He is risen’ mean?” asked my 9-year old, Levi, because it was Easter weekend, and he was looking over my shoulder as I scrolled through Facebook posts about Easter and Jesus and with all due respect to the… Read moreI’d Rather Come Back A Cat Than A Dog Because….Pussies

Rod Serling Knew We Would All Color Our Hair

Taking my lady spouse to the salon to color her hair for the first time in her life felt like I was a parent dropping a child off at prom knowing that the next time I would see her, she… Read moreRod Serling Knew We Would All Color Our Hair

Old Gay Films and Why I Love Them

Remember “The Hunger?” No, neither did half the people who showed up to a screening of it at my local theater the other day. They had never seen this 1983 Tony Scott film starring Catherine Deneuve, Susan Sarandon, and David… Read moreOld Gay Films and Why I Love Them

Your Husband’s Character

What resources did a homemaker have at her disposal in the 1930s and 40s before the Internet could provide endless collections of helpful hints and life hacks? How was she to know that if she failed to clean the rubber… Read moreYour Husband’s Character

Morning Journal Entry from Remote Office aka Coffee Shop

8:45 AM: Approach counter at local café and order a large tea to nurse for the next two hours while working at said café. Barista tells me they are out of my green tea but would I like to drink… Read moreMorning Journal Entry from Remote Office aka Coffee Shop