Monthly Archives: March 2015

Cat vs. Baby

One of my favorite things in the world is being an auntie. And despite being kind of a child-avoider my whole life, I think I’m pretty good at it. I mean, I haven’t crossed into “remembering to get them birthday gifts” or “sending them a check on Christmas” territory, but maybe I’ll get there. I’d […]

Cost of Living

I love living in D.C. and its suburban environs (#teammaryland), but I don’t love this bizarre game we’re playing with New York and San Francisco where we try to see who can reach the Zenith of Unaffordability first. At the Zenith of Unaffordability, as legend has it, the moon blocks out the sun, rats and pigeons […]

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” the new sitcom created by the legendary Tina Fey and SNL, Friends and 30 Rock writer Robert Carlock debuted on Netflix last week. Naturally I stayed up till 4am on Saturday watching the entire first season (thanks daylight savings), as one does. I love how sunny and silly but also tough this show […]

This past Sunday I had the pleasure — nay the honor — of marking another year on this planet. I turned 32, which has a nice ring to it. I’m not a huge fan of odd-numbered ages, except for the 5’s, which just feel right. 31, at least, was a prime number, sure to make my […]