Tag Archive: friends

posted a blog on April 4, 2017

At the end of May it will officially be twenty years since I graduated from high school. High School was not altogether an unpleasurable experience for me. I had a few friends, I got my driver’s license, and I learned the all-important “beer before liquor, never been sicker; Liquor before beer, you’re in the clear”...  

posted a blog on June 23, 2016

At the gym this morning, I heard two older women, probably in their mid-70s, making small talk. They spoke about their kids for a while, a restaurant they both liked, and what weights they liked to do. I liked how they bantered, and it was playful and comfortable. As they were wrapping up and saying...  

posted a blog on April 13, 2016

I really wanted to write a post about a disastrous date Saturday on my personal blog, but then I faltered – what if my kid’s teacher read it? What about his friend’s moms? In the age of social media nothing is really that private anymore, so I got all fickle and changed my mind. I...  

posted a blog on February 17, 2016

It’s hard to believe just how convoluted and complicated my life has been. I met an incredible, yet imperfect man twenty years ago and we embarked on a journey that is nothing short of a roller coaster ride. We’ve been up, we’ve been down, we’ve gone around so many times we were ready to vomit...  

posted a blog on January 29, 2016

I am a Suburban Misfit Mom. I have never fit the mold, never will. I don’t have a circle of friends, I have a parallelogram of fellow misfits who think outside the box, just like me. Years ago there was a game called Barrel Full of Monkeys. A simple game, it consisted of a plastic...  

posted a blog on December 8, 2015

Those are words you should never say to another woman (ok maybe not NEVER because there could always be an exception to the rule, but Be CAREFUL.) We all want to protect our friends. We all want them to be happy. But suggesting leaving a marriage that isn’t yours is a slippery slope! A marriage...