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 insur…
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…
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…
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 …
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 …
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…
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 mul…
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,…
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…
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. Carri…
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 suppose…
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…