If you are having thoughts of suicide, please know that you are not alone. If you are in danger of acting on suicidal thoughts, call 911. For support and resources, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text 741-741 for the Crisis Text Line.
Yesterday was a rare beautiful summer day in the NYC area, just sunny and warm with very little humidity. I was out walking my dog near my building when I came across a table set up by a security vendor my condo management company had hired. I heard the sounds of “Funeral Pyre” from Phantogram’s 2016 album Three coming from the table and stopped to inquire who had chosen to put it on, since I thought it was a bit of an odd choice. Continue reading On Anxiety and Depression
Dear privilege-checking white people: please leave me out of your self-flagellation exercises.
Continue reading White Liberal Saviors
The gripping conclusion to the “things you learn when you travel with others” saga (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4).
3 years later, I have scaled back my meetings with this half-shitty group of friends to roughly once/year, and have probably seen them only twice since that enlightening wedding weekend in the summer of 2015.
Continue reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Friendships
Fire the most beloved and one of the most senior employees whom several different people, even those who no longer work at the firm, describe as the glue holding the company together. Continue reading How to Turn Your Company Toxic in Seven Days
I am not what most people would think of as stereotypically girly. I think fashion is stupid. I think designer shoes are especially stupid, as not only will they give you bunions and other foot ailments, everyone stuck walking behind you as you teeter along can’t help but think of ways to exterminate you and your kind (I’ve heard “these are actually really comfortable” and “just shove some gel soles in them and you can practically run” and it’s all lies). Continue reading Girls don’t ask
In honor of Winnie’s first birthday, we took her big sister, Broccoli to Dog Beach in Huntington Beach, CA.
Continue reading Dog Beach, CA – June 2015
The Portland area is currently experiencing a heat wave. A few days of high 90s up to 100 has only slightly tempered my love affair with the Pacific Northwest.
Continue reading Oregon/Washington – June 2015
Part 1. Part 2. Part 3.
I had to leave work a bit early on Friday, knowing how confusing Port Authority can be. Luckily I found the bus lane almost immediately and the bus departed on time.
Continue reading The things you learn when you travel with others (Part 4)
A few weeks and a therapy session later, it was time to finalize travel details. Click here for Part 1.
[The following is edited lightly for brevity and clarity]
Continue reading The things you learn when you travel with others (part 2)