Monthly Archives: October 2014

Beside myself

I hope you’ve read Karen Joy Fowler because her wit is the ideal barb. The Jane Austen Book Club is such fun to read, whether or not you’re a devotee of Austen. I picked up We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves and expected the same … Read more

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Now we are ten

I don’t know how it is for civilians, but for military brats, turning ten is a huge deal. You get your own I.D. card, which means you can get into the post exchange and the commissary and the base itself without a parent. You’re also … Read more

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Maybe the change is even simpler

If I had to define my summer in one incident, it would be this: I was doing yard work one morning and actually said aloud (to myself, or possibly the dogs), “The next time I’m friends with an abusive, narcissistic misogynist, how should I maintain … Read more

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