There is a Tween in my Head

There’s a 12-year-old girl living inside my 40-year-old head. She has a startlingly large perm and is awkwardly tall for her age. She wants desperately to be taken seriously but also longs to be taken care of. She is goofy and sweet and overly emotional, and she cares a little […]

Known and Loved

My husband just watched the entire series of “Cheers.” I enjoyed watching some of it with him. I think we all secretly long for a place we can walk into and everybody says “Hey, Norm.” (or “Hey, Maria” or fill in your name here.) We long for someone to see […]