Leave the house? Converse with humans whose flesh I can reach out and touch?  You want me to discard the protection of my computer screen, replace my pajama bottoms with jeans that no longer stretch around my waist, risk dirtying my slippers in the elements, or worse, don socks and soled shoes? Well, it just

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Omg, you have GOT to meet my new BFF, Grammarly! She’s A-mazing. Never once has she judged, misunderstood, or betrayed me. And I’m challenging to get along with when it comes to grammar. My spelling is so poor I rewrite entire sentences because an online dictionary can’t even figure out what I’m trying to say.

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I was mid-sentence with what I’m sure was an insight of sheer brilliance, when a ding rang out from the computer Zooming on the other side of my computer.  Milliseconds later, red hot die spread across Louisa’s face. “Sorry,” she said. “Gloria’s kicking the work-flow back to me again when it’s her job. It’s so passive-aggressive.”

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I spent Saturday in bed. Really, the whole day. In bed. I watched episodes of Suits until my eyes bled, and texted my friends about how useless I am. Can you imagine? Laying in bed all day while your husband cooked breakfast lunch and dinner for the kids? At least I hope he did. I

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In a green polyester uniform, amid a haze of fried oil, I stood behind the McDonald’s counter, my fingers flying over the register’s keys. It was 1983 and I’d forged my birth certificate to say I was fourteen, the legal working age. Glancing at the line wrapping out the door, I simultaneously filled a Diet

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