Tale of a Pedicure Virgin

You never forget your first time.

Open Thread

Open Thread For The Masses

Kittens, I know the holidays are over and gone, but do you have that aching feeling inside that you maybe, just maybe, didn’t get that special little thing you wanted?

A Womb of One's Own

A Womb of One’s Own: An Hour of One’s Own

I came up with this column idea while sitting in my car on Alki, staring at the Seattle skyline and trying not to cry. It was 9:30 p.m. on Monday, and I’d shoved my darling baby at my darling husband, announced I was leaving for a while, and walked out the door. I’d been awake […]


Fasten Your Own Oxygen Mask First

I remember reading the oxygen mask instructions on my very first flight at five years old. You’ve probably seen them yourself, the “in case of emergency, fasten your own oxygen mask, and then assist those around you.”