Aging

Universal Beauty

I am a professional eavesdropper.  Don’t discount this. I can listen to other people’s conversations while appearing to listen intently to my husband.  We will be out to dinner, and Scott will try to talk to me, I will smile, … Continue reading

Is It A Happy Birthday?

As I plug in “39” for one of the last times on my elliptical, a tear drops on the machine.  It’s a few days until my fortieth birthday, and I’m sorry, but it’s a little depressing. I am sure my … Continue reading

Mommy Is Shaving Her Face Right Now

We meet in dark alleys with our Starbucks.  We keep our drapes drawn so that our children won’t scream when they see.   We use words like “hormonal imbalance.”  We cry to our dermatologists. We are women who have facial hair.  … Continue reading

My About To Turn Forty Bucket List

Just got back from Universal Studios. Have been there more times than I can remember, but have never purchased a turkey leg.  Maybe because I am a pescatarian.  But I always wanted to get one and hold it.  I told … Continue reading

Can I Still Relate To TV Shows Like Girls?

Caught the first episode of Judd Apatow produced Girls last night.  It’s a show about twenty-somethings in New York, trying to find their place in life, making some questionable choices along the way. I enjoyed the first episode and will … Continue reading