Category Archives: Life

Chapter 35: The Waiting Room

If you’ve never sat in the waiting room of a fertility clinic, let me just tell you – it’s miserable. The tension is thick; you could cut it with a knife. In the corner, a nervous wife (or girlfriend, or … Continue reading

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Book Review: Warsaw Requiem

when I hear the word Requiem, I think of Requiem of a Dream….and when I think of Dream, I wish I had slept. But, alas, I did not. I’ll get to the reasons for my lack of sleeping first: 1) … Continue reading

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Chapter 34: Remembering…..

It used to bother me when, fresh back from NYC, I’d hear my Windy City friends talking about the horror that was September 11 (2001). Maybe it was my youth, or maybe it was because the aftermath – the shock … Continue reading

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Hippy-Dippy and Freaky-Deaky

I’m not a hippy – or at least, I don’t think I am. I don’t make my own clothing, nor do I wear anything hemp. I don’t smoke pot (or cigarettes, anymore!). I haven’t been to a JAM BAND show … Continue reading

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Labor Day, The DNC and other Shennanigans

Another week and, still, no new books to report on – sorry. I just haven’t been feeling like myself and I hope that y’all will forgive me. We were in the mountains for the holiday weekend with the entire Weiss … Continue reading

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Summer Doldrums

In the famous (or not) words of Fiona Appel, “I’ve been a bad bad girl…..” I’ve just been so lax on just about everything that doesn’t concern babies, yoga and my family. I really have. I haven’t been to the … Continue reading

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Chapter 33: While we are on the subject of Hamlet

Ok, so I don’t know if we’ve ever been on this subject, but who cares!? I need to rant a second – do you know anyone who likes to claim they are a good “_____________” fill in the blank with … Continue reading

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