Our Lady of Perpetual Depression

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It’s the crap, crappiest time! To breathe air!

Whenever I fill out medical paperwork that asks about my immediate family’s history with disease I have to mark an X in the box next to HEART DISEASE and TYPE 2 DIABETES and HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE and HIGH CHOLESTEROL and DENIES CLIMATE CHANGE. I’ve never…

December 20, 2018

What I wish I had known

This post is in partnership with LightStream® …… Last week on the drive to the orthodontist Leta asked me if she could open a savings account. I know. Not your typical topic of conversation to have with a 14-year-old kid, and if I had it…

December 11, 2018

Dentists, and ophthalmologists, and therapists, oh my!

This is one of those insane weeks when you just want to set a Tesla on fire and walk away from it while looking not at it but directly into the camera. A part of you hopes that at least something special to Elon Musk…

October 24, 2018

Metaphors in the form of animals are becoming the legacy of my life

Late last week I was running several errands when I got a wild hair and pulled off to drive up to the bottom of a nearby canyon. I wanted to see if the trees had started to turn yet—it’s been unseasonably hot until just last…

October 4, 2018

Things Eun-Seo Finds Interesting, Installment Four

For context, you can find out how Eun-Seo rescued me came into our lives here. You can also find Installment One Here, Installment Two Here, and Installment Three Here.   “My neighbor/friend introduced me to this indie band called Faded Paper Figures and I really…

September 26, 2018

Concern trolls: This one is for you!

Back in May before either of us headed out on our summer adventures, Eun Seo sent me an installment of things she likes and I labeled it in gmail as “Follow Up” and “dooce”—you do not want to know how many labels I have in…

September 18, 2018

Fueling Quality Time in Park City with the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

This post was written in partnership with Hyundai. …… A few weekends ago the girls and I spent the weekend in Park City attending an event to celebrate the launch of the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV. When I asked them if they wanted to…

September 12, 2018
The Valedictorian of Being Dead

I done wrote me some words on dead trees!

Yeah. So. I’m not not gonna lie. Today is a pretty big fucking deal for me. Huge AF. And it’s all happening in the middle of a gigantic, unending move and a kid starting high school and somehow we shoved a summer’s worth of missed…

August 27, 2018