Category Archives: SOLO STUFF

I BREAKED UP WITH HER

I found a lovely drawing in Spense’s school bag; a girl and boy holding hands with hearts all around them. “This is so sweet, Spense. Who is it from?” “Oh, I don’t want that any more.” “Why?” “Because it’s from … Continue reading

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THE BACHELOR AND THE MERMAIDS

I’m really into the whole gender fluid  movement. Who ever decided that boys wear pants and girls play with dolls and boys can’t like pink and girls can’t like baseball, really did a number on our society. And yet, it’s worked. … Continue reading

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LAST NIGHT I JOINED MATCH.COM… AGAIN

I had a lot to do. And there’s always cleaning to do and I had some paper work to finish and…  I started thinking about my old life. The life where I was out every night, having wine and socializing, … Continue reading

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SHINY STUFF ON YOUR FACE

“Why do you put all that pretty shiny stuff on your face every day?” Spense asked as I smeared oils, creams, illuminators and shimmers into my skin. “Is it so you don’t get old?” “Yes,” I said, amazed that this … Continue reading

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INTO THE WOODS

Spense has seen the movie Into The Woods 3 times in the last year. We love it. I mean, it’s brilliant – the show is truly brilliant. I’ve seen it many times – many productions. Spense even saw a great production … Continue reading

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I CAN’T WAIT

“I can’t wait till I’m a grown up,” Spense says on a pretty regular basis. I know he doesn’t mean to say I can’t wait to get away from you, Mom.… but that’s what it feels like. I’ve spent years … Continue reading

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ZEV…. A DATE STORY

I’d been writing with Zev, from Jdate for about a week. He was pretty flirty in our exchanges and we decided to meet in person. “Can you meet me at The 17th Street Bar in Santa Monica?” he wrote. “That’s … Continue reading

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WHAT TIME IS IT?

I’ve lived through a lot of years and day light savings times and I sill can’t figure out how to adjust. Maybe it’s harder now that I am a mom because I’m trying to calculate how many hours we are … Continue reading

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THE ULTIMATE IRONY; MY SON GOT MARRIED WHEN HE WAS 3

A four year old girl stood on the street outside of my son’s preschool, her plump cheeks splashed with tears. Spense casually held my hand as the girl bellowed, “You are breaking my heart Spense! My heart is broken!” She … Continue reading

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THE SOUND OF MUSIC

I’ve been singing songs from The Sound of Music to my 4 year old, and decided to tell him the story of the show. Me: Maria wanted to become a nun, but it wasn’t a good fit for her… S: … Continue reading

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