power and the flu

Update: if you’re tired of hearing about sick people, you can just skip this post and take thirty seconds to watch my healthy, 5’11”, 17-year-old brother dunk. — My husband and I have embarked on an intense weight loss program to jump start the New Year. It’s called the stomach flu. I suppose I was unspecific […]

restoration saga: sandy tries to take our house

Hurricane Sandy put one and a half feet of water in our basement. Then she blew up our breaker box. Since I left my galoshes at home today, I didn’t trek over to look at it, but my husband claims that, basically, it turned to ash. There is no good reason why our house didn’t […]

preparedness

I have enough time on my lunch break to buy coffee and deliver it to my husband at work. It took me eight months to realize this. Do you ever spend hours — nay, weeks — trying to invent something kind to do for someone — and then find that all the while the most awesome option was dangling […]