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Hankering

Is it ever okay to wear a tank top to a meeting with someone who could potentially affect your paycheck? Of course, as long as you order them an iced tea from Long Island. Alfani Plus Size Top, Sleeveless Embellished Bubble Hem $19.99 Alfani Printed Tiered Pencil Skirt $17.99 Sibilia Patina Brass Cuff $158 essie [...]

Local news, redefining excellence

I’m watching the local evening news, and the lead story is about a group of disgruntled University of Utah students whose lives are being made entirely unlivable because the landing pad for a medical helicopter has been temporarily moved near their dormitory. They’re calling it “a conflict between life and death, a conflict between peace [...]

Ms. May

For someone too young to have ever watched “Dynasty,” Cami sure knows how to give the Carringtons a run for their money. Dress: Vintage Heels: ASOS Bag: Antique Shop Sunnies: ASOS Necklace: F21 Lipstick: MAC Snob (You can find Cami here. Photos by Billy Concha.)

Over the East River

I got to walk along the East River in Manhattan on Sunday morning, one of the most gorgeous days I’ve ever spent in New York. So I acted like an obnoxious tourist and gawked at this landmark a little too earnestly. It’s probably my favorite thing in the city, that and the angry, cynical cab [...]

What an excellent day for an exorcism

(I am currently out of town on business, so for the next few days I’m going to post some things from my archives that many of you have probably never seen. This following was originally published on December 12, 2005.) Yesterday while pushing Leta through the grocery store in a cart that had a car [...]

An unfortunate blister

I told him he needed sunscreen if he was going to lie around outside like this, and now he’s complaining? You gotta learn, SON.

DA BIRD!

A couple of weeks ago I took the girls over to Kate’s house to see her new chickens. No surprise, Leta said hello, nice to meet you, now where are the books? But Marlo… Marlo wanted to become one with those birds. She wanted to put her face under their wings and give them kisses. [...]

A selection of recent spam

(I am currently out of town on business, so for the next few days I’m going to post some things from my archives that many of you have probably never seen. This following was originally published on January 23, 2007.) Just now I got a spam with a subject that made it look like it [...]

The Red Coats are Coming

One if by land, and two if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and spread the alarm Through every Middlesex village and farm, For the country folk to be up and to arm. (I don’t think I have to tell you that I typed that out straight from [...]

The eerie silence…

… right before she slumps over under the weight of all that it means to be almost three years old. It’s amazing that any of us survived the hardships of that age.