Author Archives: jen

I always thought the question “How was the funeral” was a stupid question. But I attended one yesterday, and my answer is different than the usual snide “how could it have been?”  I didn’t know her well, she was my … Continue reading

So let me start by saying I am not that Mom.  You know the one I am talking about.  The overbooker, the overachiever.  The panicked look on her face if she thinks her kids aren’t doing something the other kids … Continue reading

I am lying on the table.  Still a little out of it.  But awake enough to hear people around me.  “Why is her gown up?” one nurse asks.  “It was a mess in there!” the other responds.  I think they … Continue reading

I had a dream.  My husband and I are in Detroit eating at a restaurant.  Eminem approaches our table.  He turns to my husband and says, “I will sing two songs at your son’s Bar Mitzvah if I can have … Continue reading

I talk to a lot of women who tell me that they wish they could do this, or should have done that.  I see certain people who I know are so dissatisfied with their lives, unhappy actually.  And you know … Continue reading