What If I Run Into An Ex-Boyfriend?

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You should know from the start that I was raised by a Cuban Jewish mother.  If you met her she would tell you this as if you needed to cross it off your scavenger hunt list.  As a Latin women, … Continue reading

How Was The Funeral?

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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

I Think My Daughter Should Take Up the Harp

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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 Might Not Be That Happy To Turn 40

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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

My Husband Told Me I Can Sleep With Eminem

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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