Tech Talk Tuesday: Tween (or OMFG I’m In Over My Head)

I spent the day yesterday with my ten year old daughter and her ten year oldĀ  friend Ann. It was monumentally exhausting. It was a new sort of tired, the tired that comes from your core. The tired that makes you want to weep and sit in a corner. The tired where you simply want to say, “Okay, I give up. I suck at parenting, and I’ll buy you all sorts of fancy crap if you promise to never ever speak again. Ever.” That’s right. I want to bury my …

Twelve

Twelve years. Our daughter made us parents and our son made us a family. I’ve lived with my best friend for twelve years. I do, in fact, have it all.

Friday Confession: I Am Pavlov’s Dog

I exercise a lot. It’s not for the reasons you might imagine. I play doubles tennis just to have fun and move my body, but I play singles for one reason and one reason only. Eggrolls. I love fried food. I love it so much that I was 198 pounds when I was pregnant with the kids. I have the palate of a morbidly obese woman, so I exercise. With two hours of activity I reward myself with two eggrolls. I don’t really want to play a singles match, I’d …

Having It All: Can You?

Can you have it all? I just had three hours of tennis followed by thirty minutes of lunch. I ran out of time to sit and enjoy my food. I will be up late cleaning and dusting and folding laundry. It is a choice I made. Can you have a career and kids? Do you even want one? Is it bad that I don’t want one, but still resent the fact that my wardrobe offers nothing in the way of “business casual”? What is “it all” and why do you …

Porn Stars And Ass Waxing

One of the best parts of living in Los Angeles is that we have all the media here. By media, I think we all know that I mean porn. As I’m waiting for my leg waxing, I cannot help but listen to the porn star as she tries to convince the 50 something career woman to get her “ass waxed”. Both women had implants the size of icebox watermelons, not an ounce of cellulite, puppet like upper lips and frozen foreheads. Their conversation quickly moved to bleaching the anus and …