The latest Mad Men episode, “The Flood,” got me thinking about escapism – that temporary panacea that most of us turn to repeatedly, since our intentions in doing so are easily camouflaged […]
Assorted grumblings about the terrible 2-0's.
“People will love you. People will hate you. And none of it will have anything to do with you.”
The other night over dinner (a colossal plate of latkes), I asked my younger sister about a girl she used to spend lots of time with, but whom I haven’t seen in […]
In class I wrote, “What do we make of this strange relationship of honoring the body while simultaneously hating it, or wanting to do it harm?” without realizing that my own body was screaming SOS.
“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend.” – Mother Night, Kurt Vonnegut