Tales From A Middle-Aged Marriage

I have a weak spot for sap and sloppy sentimentality, especially when it comes to music. I mean, truly. I get misty just thinking about Total Eclipse of the Heart. So you can imagine how fraught with emotion my middle-aged self was last week when John Legend's All of Me came up on my son's... Continue Reading →

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Life in the Middle Ages

Much like gaining weight, middle age seems to have snuck up on me. Sure, somewhere in the back of my mind I knew all those nights spent in front of the television with bowls of salty snacks would eventually come between me and the button of my jeans (sorry, Brooke, there is something between me... Continue Reading →

F Words

Next week my sister turns 40. I would cackle with glee and do an evil little leprechaun dance except for that fact that she's my younger sister and her turning 40 means that I'm well over 40. Schadenfreude, have you met my good friend irony? The internet abounds--it practically explodes--with advice about turning 40. What... Continue Reading →

48 Candles

Every generation has a Prince Charming.  A fairy tale hero, a knight in shining armor.  For many growing up in the 80s, it was Jake Ryan.  Was there ever a boyfriend as hunky, as dory, as swoon worthy as Jake Ryan?  Every girl (and many a boy, I'm sure) who daily lived the social awkwardness... Continue Reading →

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D.E. Haggerty

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