Category Archives: love

Look At My Jews Over Here!

Leonard Cohen has a new record coming out, and at 82, he reveals in a new interview that he is “ready to die.” Meanwhile, Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize for literature. You may not care for either artist … Continue reading

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Style Trumps Trump!

Things may be bad but for once there’s a silver lining and here he is. This is Mac, who agreed to let me pose with him so I could tell people he’s my boyfriend. He didn’t act all flattered, he … Continue reading

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When Your Kid Breaks Up With You

So you’re going along being a mom, and you think it’s permanent, because, you know, but then all of a sudden he or she decides it’s over. He or she refers to you as a “biological mother” and pretty much … Continue reading

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Six Years In

I went to the cemetery today to mark another year. It’s the most barren, godforsaken cemetery you could imagine. Across the way, there are great big headstones and grass, with benches to sit on. On our side, the side for … Continue reading

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Green Rihanna Creepers: A Love Story

If you live in the world of pop culture and fashion, you know all too well that the green suede Puma creepers by Rihanna are the new holy grail. And you’ve been anxiously awaiting May 26, when they were scheduled … Continue reading

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My Prince

I thought of him as my own Prince, the voice I danced to in my living room when nobody I knew liked Dirty Mind except for me. On New Year’s Eve at the close of 1998, we went to an … Continue reading

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I Am Risen

A few days ago, I got up from the deathbed of my flu to see about the sawing noise from my backyard. A guy was building something right next to my fence, a wooden thing that towered around three or … Continue reading

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The Headache

One day last week, fresh from a shower, I swaggered into my husband’s home office, made eye contact, turned around and walked away. He put his guitar down and followed me to the bedroom. There, we embarked upon an  intrinsically … Continue reading

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If you’ve been following this story, you will be glad to hear that the Window Treatment issue has been sorted out. We are getting blinds in fake wood that looks really real, ordered from a fantastic Persian lady who also … Continue reading

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Window Blinds: A Fight To The Death

We are moving box by box, until Monday when the moving truck comes to take the big stuff.  The new house is nice, and a neighbor from across the street gave us a bottle of wine and some cookies to … Continue reading

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