Money can’t buy you love. What about happiness?
Sometimes our kids offer wisdom: Relax. But does it apply to money stress, parenting stress, job stress?
Stress. Sleeplessness. Sex? Forget it!
This one caught my eye the other evening – the reappearance of former Computerland CEO William Millard, and the apparent cat-and-mouse game to hunt him down and collect some $100 million in taxes. I’m not entirely sure why these mysteries fascinate me, though certainly the larger-than-life personalities have much to do with it, including the […]
Big blue eyes. Black brows, penciled in, and thin. Translucent skin, dark hair pulled back from the face, and just the slightest hint of age around the neck, that softening of skin that immediately signals four decades behind or possibly five, and still, her beauty is unmistakable. She is simultaneously subdued and friendly though some […]
You know when you’re sitting and waiting, and there’s nothing you can do? You know what I mean – one of those situations that’s entirely beyond your control. It happened to me last evening when my site went down for a few hours, due to something that came up with my provider and required a […]
Tiff is probably too strong a term. Misunderstanding would be more accurate, but it was frustrating and upsetting, going around and around – again – with my son. Over money. Over things I can’t afford that I don’t consider a priority, although what he was asking wasn’t unreasonable. These are things his peers have, or […]
Women don’t care about money like men. True or false?
I know several women who have recently given birth, and others who are expecting babies. I couldn’t be more delighted for them. In each case, they are mothers (already), and devoted ones at that. Babies are always happy news. Giving life is an incredible experience, and parenting – filled with wonder. But the realities of […]
My favorite skinny jeans have a tiny hidden pocket. What’s inside it? A small lip gloss, and a neatly folded twenty. An emergency stash. I feel better knowing that it’s there. My other jeans? Generally, there are two or three dollars in a back pocket, along with metro tickets – just in case. And I […]