Surviving Another Mother’s Day

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 3.13.05 PM

I hate Mother’s Day and thank god I have a full year until the next one ruins my weekend. I don’t have a mom nor am I one, so I have my reasons (you can read more about that here.)

Although I have to say that other than having shitty flowers left to pick from at Andronico’s Market due to all of the gifting (I just needed them for decor), I survived better than usual.

Read More

Amanda Peet’s Honest Essay about Aging in Hollywood

togetherness-tina-amanda-peet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I fell in love with Amanda Peet during the recent two-season run of HBO’s Togetherness by the Duplass brothers (Indie filmmakers behind the “Puffy Chair”, “Tangerine” and other mumblecore type films. Sadly, it has not been renewed.

Read More

Purple Reign

Prince illustration paula mangin

Yesterday, I arrived at the airport for a quick work trip to LA. I was feeling quite good and relaxed, having given myself plenty of time to get there. Not only that, but I had the “pre-check” icon on the right corner of my boarding pass, allowing me to breeze past the snaking line of people lugging overstuffed carry-ons, faces hung over their phones like ornaments on a christmas tree.

Read More

Whoever Said “Winning isn’t everything” is a Liar

A few nights ago, I played in my first USTA 3.0 singles tennis match.

Here is how it went down.

I woke up match morning in a funk that flourished as the day progressed. A combination of work woes, financial stress and overall Monday malaise depleted my energy and sucked out every ounce of self-confidence I had.

Read More

1 2 3 86