Category Archives: I am awesome!

‘Yeah… feisty with LOVE, Mom!’

Overheard in my house: Just found out that my 70+ y.o. mother hasn’t been to the gyno in “so many years.” (!) The topic came up because she mentioned a friend who unfortunately has been diagnosed with Stage IV ovarian … Continue reading

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Reminder to take breaks

Friday got to be maybe a little too much. I have a high tolerance, but I’m starting to feel where the edge of maxing out begins. I needed to take a news break for some art and friends time. I’ll … Continue reading

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Happy Pride 2016!

PRIDE 2016 was a little more frustrating this year at first — the necessary increased security by NYPD plus NYPD counterterrorism was augmented by Secret Service because Hillary Clinton joined city and state leaders at the front of the march … Continue reading

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Vintage Train Terror 2015

Wow, what a week. Some of you know about some of this, but just as a more general update (and related to my Facebook profile pic change to a very stern one ((wordpress readers, just take my word for it)), … Continue reading

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Shattering revelation

Went to the gym tonight. Last stop was the sauna. Got a good solid sweat on, and as I stepped out, realized that if I walked straight out the door, the temperature differential would be 150 damn degrees. ONE HUNDRED … Continue reading

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“I have been taught accommodation”

Apparently, as a child I was largely ignorant of both overt and subtle social messages. Though this cluelessness left me awkward and confused sometimes, I am now immensely grateful. For though I may now lack innate sensitivity, empathy and emotional … Continue reading

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Say my name! (…or don’t, doesn’t mean very much to me anyway)

Just officially confirmed with the Social Security Administration what I’ve unofficially suspected for years: “Amy” was among the *top 5 most common* girls’ names for the entire ’70s. I once counted all the Amys of my personal acquaintance in high … Continue reading

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