My second year of grad school I gave birth to our first baby the second week. I had a teaching fellowship which was the only reason we had health…
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I’m not writing right now. I’m taking notes. I’m reading a lot, watching lots of bad TV after the kids go to sleep. I don’t mind not writing because it…
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My friend died a couple of weeks ago. She was in her nineties, lived a good long life. She was my husband’s family friend whom I got to know the year I…
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The last time we were in Florida for an extended period of time I itched a hole in my head each night while our children slept until it bled. We had a…
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I have been taking very bad pictures of Florida and posting them on Instagram. This is not new I guess. It is what lots of people do. They are not bad…
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I finished last night. Season six got so intense so quickly. It deepened. In my head there was this shoveling down and in and under the surface of what…
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A thing that happens in season 4 is that we have relationships with the men. They become real people. We’re with them and more than one of them for…
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We’ve reached the point in packing in which boxes, which two days ago were labeled, KITCHEN: DISHES; LYNN: WINTER RUNNING CLOTHES, now say things like…
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Season three is really something. C meets Aidan. He makes her quit smoking. It feels too easy. She starts sleeping with Big. Miranda and Steve break up…
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One of my favorite ever episodes, which I didn’t realize quite so clearly until I watched it last night, is Season 2 episode 18. It’s the finale…
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There’s an episode of Sex and the City in which Charlotte gets a book called Starting Over Yet Again after her divorce. It’s embarrassing. It’s supposed…
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Time makes no sense. Last night, while I was teaching, a student brought up that it had been only the class before that we’d been discussing whether or…