I’m so happy to see you!

I was scrolling through LinkedIn, trying to be social when it hit me: I was seeing poses. Like animals, frozen in a pecking order, flaring out feathers, puffing out chests.  And LinkedIn isn’t nearly as intense with that as other social media. And here’s me... read more


The Cat Food Fight (I’m losing)

I recently made a list of the areas in my life where I’m not living a life I totally love. There are 24 of them.  One is dealing with the back-end administration of creative projects. Another is romance. And then there’s the the food fight between my two... read more

My Life is a Joke

Yup. My life is a joke. Not just any joke. A very particular joke that my stepfather, Larry, used to tell. He was a child psychologist and I’ll use his official terminology – perfected in child-psychology seminars, no doubt. So here’s the joke: A team of child... read more



Chappy Chanuka

This is an archive post ~ originally published Dec. 23, 2011  When I was 12 and living in North Carolina, I wanted to send my grandparents a Hannukah card. I’d never celebrated the holiday, since only half my family was Jewish and that half – my mother... read more


Still Life with Flu

I call these photos “Still Life with Flu” – the little stories in the arrangement of bowls and cups and half-eaten toast that I discover when I walk back into a room. I’ve spent the last 9 days mostly flat on my back, epic coughing jags, mostly... read more

The PieCrust of a Closed Question

The piecrust lodged in my emotional throat when I was 8 and it’s been there ever since. I was 8 and I was visiting the home of my sworn enemy.  I can’t remember her name.  I didn’t even remember she was my enemy until some relative – I can’t remember who –... read more

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