Tag Archives: New York

New York Kicked My Parenting Ass

Hey there, did you miss me? We just got back from summer vacation – aka Viv’s east coast relatives tour: three grandmas, two grandpas, one great aunt, two good aunts, two honorary aunts, two uncles, a newborn cousin and a partridge in a pear tree. It was the new baby that brought us to the […]

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Goodbye, Lover

My longest relationship just ended. It’s the one I had with my car.

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My Blonde Ambition

Has anyone ever made a comment on your appearance, positive or negative, that changed your perception of yourself, like, forever? For me, it was when a hair stylist described the natural color of my tresses as “mousy brown.” I was in my early 20s, trying to dress for success at my first real job in […]

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