Ill Prepared

Frank Sinatra crooned, “I’ve gotta be me.” I’ve been trying that my whole life, but I’m not sure my individuality always works in my favor.

Self-Revelation

Sometimes you feel like a nut, and sometimes you just are the nut.

So They Say

I never knew who “they” were, but I know they say a lot of things. But don’t take my word for it—read on and see if the proof is in the pudding.

My Toy Story

I can’t watch Toy Story. I have a very complicated relationship with stuffed animals. Sure, they’re fun and fluffy—when they want to be. And yes, they give my niece’s room a sweet vibe. But I [...]

Stupid Questions Do Exist

When I was in school, I had several teachers, and more than a few parents and parents of friends, tell me: There are no stupid questions. Sometimes they said it like this, “The only stupid [...]