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I’m Too Sexy for this Post

October 23, 2013

One of the many cool things about October is the silliness of it all. For one month a year we are given social license to dress in pajamas or as super heroes or look as silly as we care to. In fact, October is a month in which ridiculousness is encouraged and celebrated. At what […]

Fall From Grace

May 16, 2013

There’s a phenomenon I’ve observed in first-borns like myself, people who gain siblings around the age of 1 or 2 or 3.* We experience a fall from grace. For a time, we are at the center of the universe, as evidenced by the fact that our parents’ lives revolve around us. They delight in taking […]

Mix Tape: Dedicated to the ones I love

April 7, 2013

Remember cassette tapes? Remember when someone you love made one for you, painstakingly gathering meaningful songs from the CDs, the radio, or — gasp — record albums? I’m going to begin sharing some songs I love, ones you may not be familiar with, ones that make me smile when they turn up on my iPod. […]