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Top Ten Things Your Jewish Friends Do on Christmas

Top Ten Things Your Jewish Friends Do on Christmas

12.18.2014
Here is an inside look at what your Jewish, or Muslim, or Buddhist, or Hindu or anything else friends do on Christmas, because you know...
The Christmas Tree Incident of 2014

The Christmas Tree Incident of 2014

12.18.2014
There was the year my finger got stuck between the tree and the stand. And the year we carefully secured the tree onto the top of our minivan...
How to Not Be a Bitter Old Queen

How to Not Be a Bitter Old Queen

12.18.2014
I'm in my 40s; that's about in the middle of life if I'm so lucky. As I look back through time, I sense the 20-year-old version of me back...
Flat-Chested And Proud Of It!

Flat-Chested And Proud Of It!

12.18.2014
The truth is, I have microscopic boobs. Phil Mickelson's are bigger. Perhaps my husband might have more judiciously said that I'm "fashion...

What Delta Airlines' New Pricing Scheme Means for You

12.17.2014
Delta Airlines has introduced a 5-tier pricing plan for their flights. At first glance the scheme seems to offer passengers more choice...
Dear Hairdresser

Dear Hairdresser

12.17.2014
I like bangs. Long, but not too long. And fringy. You know, like that actress. You know... her. But only in that one movie, not the other...

It Takes a Nutjob to Provide Good Customer Service

12.17.2014
My 17-year-old daughter recently obtained her first job at a nationally known retail chain. At the risk of defying her threat that, "you...
I've Become a Stinkin' Cartoon

I've Become a Stinkin' Cartoon

12.16.2014
My friends and family have known for years that I am a character and a cartoon, but now I can cut loose some real proof. My "Don't Fart...
5 Arguments For And Against Buying Your Baby A Christmas Present

5 Arguments For And Against Buying Your Baby A Christmas Present

12.15.2014
Babies are showered with presents, love and joy before they are even born, so what obligation do we have to make sure they have more presents...

Climate Change This Week: New Solar Record, Murder, a Flying Donut, And More!

12.15.2014
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. * * Vier Pfoten/Four Paws/RHOI/Rex/AP Palm Oil is Lethal for Mother...

Age-Appropriate Style. It's Not Just About Your Mother Anymore

12.15.2014
I remember the first time I was called "Ma'am." I also remember finally being called "Grandma." And I clearly remember when I exchanged...
Hamish Holmes, Mycroft Goes Fishing and the Sign of Three Moriarties: My Predictions for Season Four of <i>Sherlock</i>

Hamish Holmes, Mycroft Goes Fishing and the Sign of Three Moriarties: My Predictions for Season Four of Sherlock

12.15.2014
The BBC's Sherlock is among the most popular shows on TV, and there has been much speculation among die-hard fans like myself about what...
5 Things I Want My (Almost) Adult Children To Know

5 Things I Want My (Almost) Adult Children To Know

12.15.2014
There was a me, before there was a mom. I was my parent's first child, and I was loved and very special to them. I had adventures and experiences...
21 Eureka Moments That Only Runners Have

21 Eureka Moments That Only Runners Have

12.14.2014
Eureka moments of genius are common to runners. They happen mid-run as a result of fatigue, high endorphins, low cortisol, self-righteousness,...