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Tips For Adulthood: Five Billy Joel Songs That Speak To Middle Age

I’ve been listening to Billy Joel again. Yes, I say that loudly, proudly and unabashedly. If...

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Advice for Writers Struggling with Genre: Ask This Question

If you’ve ever thought about writing a book, the very first thing anyone will tell you is to...

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Brangelina: Why We Rejoice In Other People’s Divorces

Back in what now seems a life time ago, before kids and mortgages and migraines set in, my husband...

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  • Tips For Adulthood: Five Billy Joel Songs That Speak To Middle Age

    I’ve been listening to Billy Joel again. Yes, I say that loudly, proudly and unabashedly. If you grew up in the 1980s as I did, it’s pretty impossible *not* to be in love with Billy Joel. When “The Stranger” was released in 1977, it was all anyone listened to for several years. My husband gets this. […]

    Posted on December 7, 2016 0 comments
  • Friday Pix: Recommended Reading For The Weekend

    On occasional Fridays, I point you towards some recommended reading around the blogosphere: a. I’m big on regret as a central theme of adulthood. Here’s a handy list of 15 things you’ll regret when you’re older. Learning a second language is a biggie for many of my friends. b. And as a big believer in […]

    Posted on November 25, 2016 0 comments
  • Friday Pix: Recommended Reading For The Weekend

    On occasional Fridays, I point you towards some recommended reading around the blogosphere: a. Regardless of how you feel about the outcome of this week’s U.S. Presidential election, Thomas Mallon’s fictional take on 2016 in The New Yorker is, hand’s down, the best thing I’ve read about this electoral season. b. Also on the election, The Financial […]

    Posted on November 11, 2016 0 comments
  • Friday Pix: Recommended Reading For The Weekend

    On occasional Fridays, I point you towards some recommended reading around the blogosphere: a. If you’ve ever worried that you’re spending too much time on screens…you are. Read Andrew Sullivan’s confessions of an internet addict over on New York Magazine. b. If you’re into podcasts, I can’t recommend Nicholas Quah’s newsletter, Hotpod – about trends in […]

    Posted on October 21, 2016 0 comments
  • Advice for Writers Struggling with Genre: Ask This Question

    If you’ve ever thought about writing a book, the very first thing anyone will tell you is to figure out which “shelf” it will sit on in a bookstore. It’s not enough to simply have a topic, or even an angle into a topic. You need to know who’s going to buy this book. Because […]

    Posted on October 20, 2016 0 comments