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Then Comes Marriage

My husband and I celebrated one year of marriage on May 3rd. Did the day feel any different? Not really. I suppose it was like having your birthday as an adult. You know, like the day is sort of different – but only to you. I started the morning by reading a book in the sun on the deck with my pups. How ironic that...

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My BFF, Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton and I go way back, more than a decade to be precise. When I was 12 years old and in the 7th grade, I was part of special team of reporters called “The Scoop Troop” for the Chicago Tribune’s Kid News section. One day the advisor of the section, a renowned reporter named Lou Carlozo, called my mom and asked for her permission...

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In Need of a Good BJ

Bruce Jenner, that is. I literally I cannot stop thinking about Diane Sawyer’s interview with Bru-zer. I set the DVR to tape the special at least three weeks before the interview, so you can imagine the horror I experienced when my husband accidentally unplugged the receiver moments after Bruce confessed he is, for all intents and purposes, a woman. In fact, can’t remember saying “What...

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What I’m Reading Now

Jacob Tomsky is a best-selling author who cannot spell “masturbate.” Let me back up. I’ve got two books taking their sweet time to show up – The Sell by Fredrik Eklund and Summerlandish by Summer Land, a fierce memoirist from Australia. So in the meantime, I’m crushing pages in an addictive paperback a friend gave me called Heads in Beds. It’s by Jacob Tomsky. For...

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Snow Patrol

I haven’t owned and operated my own car since I lived in Nebraska for college. Admittedly, I’m a little rusty behind the wheel. But this winter, when merging onto a ramp in a blizzard, a semi-truck blared its horn and ran me off the side of the road into a snow-and-ice ditch that was 4-feet high. I was immediately trapped on the side of the...

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