can Logo get it right?

How is it that I’m just finding out today about the new show that Logo will be premiering in February, Transamerican Love Story? So exciting! TLS will be a competitive dating show, with one bachelorette and several male suitors. But this one’s a little different (and not in the Tila Tequila way) – the bachelorette […]

wakes me up faster than a cup of coffee.

For the second time in a week, I got screamed at this morning. The first time was on Friday, in a bar, by someone I used to consider a friendly acquaintance – while I was surprised, I have to admit that his behavior at the bar fits my image of him as a person. He […]


The fine folks who edit the Shit Creek Review were kind enough to nominate my poem, “Exhumation,” for a Pushcart Prize! Thanks, Nigel and Paul! That news has made my day!

Pay attention.

If you haven’t been reading The Curvature, you’re missing out on an incredibly thoughtful, eloquent blog. Cara, the blogger, takes on politics and culture from a feminist point of view, and points out a lot of things that I, as a self-avowed feminist, would perhaps have missed otherwise. Whether you’re a feminist or not, whether […]

california again

I’m leaving for California in 22 days. I love it there – it has quickly become my favorite non-Jersey place to be. My plan is to fly into Sacramento on the 19th, spend a day and a half in that area, and then depart for the Central Coast with my brother Ron and his wife […]

i’ve never been too good with names, but i remember faces.

Friday night, I relived high school for a few hours – and it was as awkward as I remember it being. The good thing is that I’m not the only one who hasn’t finished my degree, although I was the only one there, it seemed, who’s managed a divorce already. It was less eventful than […]

CT Scans are crappy.

I had a CT scan on Friday, and it was freaking scary. I don’t like to be poked and prodded in a medical sense (or any other sense, really), and so usually when I have to do some sort of medical procedure I’ve never had before, I do a bit of research so I know […]

Jacob @ work

Jacob came to work with me today. He was so excited about it, but the novelty wore off after about an hour, and now he’s bored. Poor kid.Considering the boredom, he is remarkably well-behaved, and has been showing off for my coworkers. He told Rachael from Finance, “you talk funny like my mom’s friend Anna!” […]

Jacob was chewing gum last night and tried to blow a bubble. The result wasn’t pretty: He looks sort of like a frog.

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today is the 9th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day set aside to honor those killed because of anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. To learn more about today and why it was created, visit Remembering Your Dead. Someone once explained being transgender to me this way: “Imagine waking up tomorrow, feeling exactly the way you […]