I’ve recently developed an obsession with soft cheese. Yesterday evening, when my husband and our friend were eating their shish-kebabs, I regaled them with a boring story about how I couldn’t wait to eat the new cheese I bought so I walked through the streets of Times Square trying to eat my cheese, like a […]
I’ve done that for nearly all the books I’ve read; mystery novels, thrillers, the last Harry Potter. When I first read Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, I discovered a major character had died, called up my best friend to tell her, and she yelled at me in disbelief because she was on line to […]
Why Does Being a Woman Put You at Greater Risk of Having Anxiety? “There is no greater risk factor for anxiety disorders,” Petersen notes, “than being born female.” The Strange Persistence of First Languages “But embracing the dominant language comes at a price.” Roxane Gay: Hunger Is a State of Being “At the time, I […]
She always says, be careful what you think about, it’s bound to happen sooner or later.
I head back to New York tomorrow. B left earlier this afternoon, leaving me to fend for myself at this lovely, but uncomfortable, almost awkward dinner party. The guests were very nice and the later it got in the evening, the better things became. But early on, when everyone first arrived, I wasn’t sure if […]