Heater, Mother of Lance

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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

Adventures in pond water

Right. So. Where to begin, where to begin. Let’s just jump in (pun intended as you will soon discover) with my leaving Paris on Monday morning. Leaving France this year proved a tiny bit less dramatic than when I left last year since I knew…

July 27, 2018

France won the World Cup and all I got was a lesson in how to chill out

On Sunday I befriended a 20-year-old French kid named Etienne while sitting on the concrete railing of a walkway leading down to the Seine. We were gathered with hundreds of others in front of a relatively small television to watch the final match of the…

July 17, 2018