I hadn't noticed that one of the members had brought his eight-year-old son to Torah study. If I had, would the word "fucking" have come flying out of my mouth when I was expressing outrage at something the president had tweeted that morning?Read More
"I love your wrinkles," she said; the expression on her face confirming sincerity.
"I do, too," I said. At first, I was taken aback by her declaration. After all, it wasn't my haircut she was complimenting, or my outfit, but a patchwork of lines on my face that are more often reviled than admired.Read More
I used a green and white Whole Foods shopping bag to pack essentials: one bottle of wine, one package of Skinny Pop, one container of ice, one can of Le Croix, and four paper cups for drinks and snacks.Read More
Fifty should be enough," I told myself, as I pulled that amount from a box of 100 Premium Disposable Linen Guest Towels. It was a few days before my birthday -- with the pizzas, salads, and cake already ordered -- when I realized I had no fancy towels for hand drying.Read More