From the category archives:


Russian and Jewish and American, oh MY!

August 18, 2013

One of the greatest things about blogging, besides the whole fame and fortune thing, is the people I’ve met. Except for you, weirdo. Like Alina Adams, who is a Soviet immigrant (like me), lives in NYC (like me) and is a New York Times bestselling author (unlike me.) Even though I only met Alina in […]

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Tampa: Hate Read

July 29, 2013

This weekend I hate-read Tampa by Alissa Nutting It sounded interesting: From Amazon: In Alissa Nutting’s novel Tampa, Celeste Price, a smoldering 26-year-old middle-school teacher in Florida, unrepentantly recounts her elaborate and sociopathically determined seduction of a 14-year-old student. Celeste has chosen and lured the charmingly modest Jack Patrick into her web. Jack is enthralled […]

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July 23, 2013

I know I’ve been a terrible blogger lately, not updating often, but I have a great excuse in the first degree. I’ve been plotting murder, also in the first degree, and a coverup. I have alibi witnesses all lined up and just need a Patsy to pin this whole thing on, so if you’re in […]

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It’s Never Good News

July 10, 2013

Hey, remember how I got cast in Listen To Your Mother NYC show? Well, the video is finally here! Here I am, blathering about how “It’s Never Good News.” And check out the Listen to Your Mother channel for fantastic, poignant and humorous stories about motherhood.

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Summer 2013 Reading List

June 29, 2013

Disclosure: This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. So please click on them and buy a car or a space shuttle. I have big plans to read this summer. Big Plans! To Read! This Summer! I have a Kindle, and it’s linked to my credit card, so all I have to do is basically press a […]

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May 14, 2013

I woke up on Mother’s Day with three thoughts. 1. I have to get off Level 65 on Candy Crush, but I don’t think it’s humanly possible. 2. Dear Lord, I hope this isn’t the year that my kids decide to surprise me with breakfast in bed because I’m much too crumb-conscious to ever enjoy […]

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LTYM vs. Baseball

April 13, 2013

Here is a conversation that we’ve been having at our house lately. Me: So as you’ve probably heard, I’ve been cast in Listen to Your Mother, so I’m basically a huge star. Everyone else: … Me: I don’t blame you for being stunned. Although it was really just a matter of time before I was […]

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March 21, 2013

Today is Thursday and my son and husband are in sunny Florida and my daughter and I are in snowy New York City. I am  starting to suspect that I am doing marriage wrong. But the good news is that we will all be going to Florida this weekend, so it’s not like we’re going […]

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