Binge Watching TV

Binge Watching TV

Yes, I spent an entire month of the summer watching 5 seasons of Friday Night Lights, but hey–I sold an essay about it so there’s a good justification right there. In all seriousness, I felt guilty about the time I was spending in the fictional world of...
The Books That Define Summer

The Books That Define Summer

Certain types of people remember summer defining books the way others remember summer defining songs. I am one of the book people. Actually, I might be both types. (Summer, 1993, every song on Indigo Girls’ Rites of Passage album.) Anyway, I’m on The Mid...
False Sense of Control

False Sense of Control

I’m up on The Mid with a piece about how I used to obsess over decisions like what stroller to get, what to pick out for crib bedding, and other very obviously unimportant matters. Was it all really about strollers or crib bedding? Of course not. Those...