Monthly Archives: May 2016

9 Ways to Cope with Man Flu, a Woman’s Guide

If you have a man with an immune system weaker than an infant’s, here are a few strategies to get you through his next bout of man flu: Resist the temptation to be too expert a nurse, lest he come to … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset, and Midnight

Way back in 1995, at the tender age of 16, I watched a unique little independent film directed by relative newcomer Richard Linklater, and starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. The film, Before Sunrise, had a simple plot: boy meets girl … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

Ahh Mother’s Day. The only other day of the year besides my birthday when I guiltlessly hand off the baby and delegate trips to help the toddler pee. Don’t misunderstand – I do those things every day of the year, … Continue reading

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On Grief and Community

Last weekend I had the eerie experience of hearing and seeing a large wall of rain mere feet from where I stood while I remained perfectly dry beneath a clear sky. I stood there transfixed for several beats, wondering how long … Continue reading

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