Bite-size Joys

I’m the last person to look to for advice when it comes to accentuating the positive. I have a tendency to get mired in the muck of the mundane, stuck in the shit, bogged down in the banal…you get the idea. At the dawning of these times of plague, my advice was to do whatever…

19 Things I’ve Learned in 19 Years of Marriage

If heart disease is the silent killer, passive aggressiveness is the silent marriage killer. It is astonishing how much rage a toothpaste tube or coffee mug on the side of the sink can induce. There really aren’t that many hills worth dying on, choose your trenches wisely, carefully, and slowly. No one listens as much…

49 Things I’ve Learned in 49 Years

No matter how hard I try, whenever I dress “up” I always end up looking a little bit like Joan Jett. I’m never going to be delicate. Or subtle. Before the internet, I wasn’t aware of just how many truly batshit crazy people there are in the world. You’re never too old to have colored…

Everything I Need To Know I Learned in Copenhagen

Most of us have danced to this goodbye song before. Maybe your dancing shoes are so worn the heel is loose. Or maybe you’re still learning the choreography, trying not to step on any toes. Don’t worry, we all stumble, even the ones who’ve have the steps down pat. Perhaps you’re expat-ing or repat-ing, or…