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An Actual Conversation With Mr. G

MR. G: We always say next year I’ll get a good car and I still don’t have one

ME: [giving the Jaguar driver the side eye] You have a good car.

MR. G: I want to look at a Porsche.

ME: Okay, can it wait a year?

MR. G: I’ve waited a year, the kids are bigger. I […]

Shoebox App Review: Photo Storage for People Who Love Organization

I have children and I’m pretty sure they are the most beautiful children in the world therefore I take photos incessantly. In fact I have taken┬áso many photos of poor Alexander that the most recent ones look a lot like this.

Which is probably normal but still disappointing.

In addition to the photos I take with […]

New Orleans as a Solo Woman Traveler

Much has been written about New Orleans. It’s a culturally rich city that birthed Jazz, Dixie and American’s first pharmacists. The air in New Orleans is sweet with humidity and blossoms, spices and music. New Orleans is more than a city, it’s a culture and a way of life.

In addition to being a cultural […]

Alexander Explains The Death Range

Tonight at the dinner table I told my husband about our dear friend whose ex-husband died earlier in the day. We, of course, want to support her and her children during a difficult time. It should be simple. Offered without commentary is tonight’s dinner conversation.
ME: Something terrible happened today.

MR. G: What?

ME: Our friend’s ex […]

Opoli App: Limousines On Call, No Pricing Surprises

Last week I went to a launch for Opoli. It’s an interesting app and it’s taken everything that’s right about Uber and made it just a little bit friendlier for both consumer and driver. Here’s the gist of the Opoli app (and website too).

Drivers pay a monthly fee to be included in the […]

A Note About Girls Becoming Women

This morning I saw this ad.

It made me weepy because I remember in college one of my classes was coaching baseball and softball. With my permission the professor (a woman) used me as the example of “Throwing like a girl”. I wasn’t humiliated, I hadn’t ever played baseball or softball but I was the […]