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Friday Faver – NYC

 Twin towers   H&H bagels Magnolia Bakery pastel colored, vanilla buttercream cupcakes.  People watching in Washington Square in fall.  Channa roti from India House in Park Slope.  Bodegas.  Bodega cats.  The Union Square holiday market.  The warm puff from the subway doors on a blustery winter night.  Midtown Comics.  Goodfellas pizza.  The strangers that help carry kids in strollers up… Read more →

Ermahgerd Hermskerl – Is Homeschooling For Dummies Like Me?

When my friend told me years ago that she was planning to homeschool her kids, I was deeply concerned.  And being me, I voiced those deep concerns.  About the thing that every non-homeschooling person that ever lived is concerned about.  Say it together now, friends and neighbors, SOCIALIZATION.  I also worried about her sanity, being trapped in the house all… Read more →

Shout It Into The Void

My feelings have always been larger than my life.  Music was one way I was able to let them out into the world. My first car was this ticket to freedom and it came with a soundtrack which was loud and ever present.  I would travel, at unfortunate speeds and with reckless derring do, the many highways that blanket Houston, projectile… Read more →

Was Birdman Good?

Ooh, you saw Birdman?  Was it good? Was it good?  No, I wouldn’t really say it was good.  Not in the way of, OH EM MOTHERFUCKING GEE, I LOVE that movie, it was so GOOD.  I recently watched Obvious Child with my fristers.  That movie was good.  Like go rent it right now and throw all of your money into… Read more →