A Letter to My 50-Year-Old Self

Dear Me at Age 50, Hi there, it’s me, your 37-year-old self, circa 2016. Right about now, it’s 2029 and you’ve crossed the threshold of 50. If you’re still alive, that is (as you know I’m terribly neurotic and I’m knocking on wood...

Dear Misogynist Health Care Worker . . .

I ran into a friend today, one whom I hadn’t seen in several months. The last time I saw her, she had a sick toddler—a brand new two-year-old— and a newborn baby who didn’t sleep. The baby had been hospitalized with croup, and shortly after arriving home...

The Marriage Happiness Experiment

Here is a non-news flash for you: Marriage is hard. Some newbies may be a bit bewildered when they realize that committed relationships are not the magic elixir for all that ails you, but long-term couples have likely already come to this sobering realization. Some...