One Halloween when my husband was a teenager, he was picked to perform in a Murder Mystery night hosted by the local Rotary Club. “It was themed around classic Halloween characters – Dracula, Frankenstein, a Ghost. Someone got murdered, and the Rotarians had to guess who dun it.”
“So it was an undead murder mystery?” I checked.
“Yes,” said Jon, as though this did not strike him as odd. Continue reading
I suppose birthdays are the ideal time to take stock and make plans, assess progress, plan change etc. A time to get honest about what we want from life, and what we’re deluding ourselves about. Continue reading
This, from Jeanmarie, who heard it from a man she met on a windy train platform on her commute into the city one early morning.
If you like to eat food as much as I do, then it’s probably a good idea to put trainers on every so often and run like you’re being chased. Continue reading
Jon and I have been together since we were 19, and in all that time, he has been dramatic precisely 3 times, and all for good reason: moving countries, changing jobs. Continue reading
So the mystery of how the mosquitoes were getting into the apartment in the first place was solved when I was taking a shower, watching one buzz purposefully up to the window screen, then continue, undeterred, straight through the mesh of the mosquito screen.
It’s an important question. THE important question, really. As the last few days slip by, it’s time to focus, get organized, make sure there was enough summer to keep us in happy rum-soaked sun-drenched fantasies come February.
Sometimes only chocolate will do. This is chocolate worth splurging on.
Mum and Dad, not content with living it up all over Manhattan, spread their wings and left the Island to explore the wilds of Brooklyn beyond. They ate lentils, experienced an explosion of Mexican street art, wore sunglasses, and rode a ferry. Literally within 5 minutes of arriving in Williamsburg, they transformed into prototype hipsters, sipping on cold drip coffee and appreciating organic cheeses.