It was imbedded in my brain at a young age that you simply don’t call in sick until you meet specific criteria. I’ve had a hard time overcoming this obstacle as an adult.
If you’ve read my blog post entitled, “6 Humungous Reasons to Winter in Maine,” you know that the winter population around these parts is about to explode. How can we be ready with open hearts and hands to warmly welcome our Florida neighbors, and their cash? What sorts of effects will this demographic shift have […]
I rolled my eyes at Patrick when he got sick and boasted that I was protected by my magnificent immune system. Here is the story of how I barely lived to regret it.
Are you mired in a deep relationship that could use some less intensity? Take some tips from Patrick and me about how to we’ve kept our relationship shallow.
I was doing so well, really I was. And then I had a relapse. All because I didn’t have the willpower to refrain from wearing makeup. This is a rare example of how my shallowness can be an actual disadvantage. I blame the topical steroid manufacturing industry. If only they tinted these products, I […]
Parents are getting burned out these days with children and babies up at all hours, making uninterrupted sleep a bygone memory. There is a lot of professional advice for parents about how to stave off fatigue. But my family and friends tell me they have abandoned the experts, and are living in a state of sleep-deprived despair. How can these desperate […]