One Could Do Worse

I have an old copy of A Swinger of Birches: Poems of Robert Frost for Young People. Before Felix was born, I filled the bookshelf my father built for me when I was a child with all of my childhood books. Lovingly arranged with the Sandra Boynton board books I …

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Career of the Day: Book Reviewer-er

In all seriousness, friends and readers, my pal Katie, who, in addition to mothering, teaching, and bonding with me over how hilarious Andy Samberg is, is one of the writerly trinity at The Red Dress Club. Busy, right? Now, I’ll tell you about her eleventy-seven three websites. So, there’s the …

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But Doth Suffer A Sea Change

A year ago, I asked the question, “Can Anyone Think of a Clever Name for Oatmeal Milk Chocolate Cherry Hazelnut Blondies?” A year ago I was a human in crisis. I was five months into unemployment, despairing of finding a job, bored, too heavy, more than a little depressed, and …

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