The wedding as an afterthought

We got married. You were not invited. I'm sorry. We were invited, but barely. Pam and I went on our first date in July of 1999, and it's taken me at least that last 15 years to sort out enough of my feelings about marriage to actually decide to get married. And I'm still sorting. But there were … Continue reading

Please tell me your name is Sarah

Hi. I'm Sarah. Call me Sarah. Do not call me Ishmael. Because that is not my name, and it feels just a little bit too much like cultural appropriation. And I may have stolen that from Jennifer Lawson. Or possibly Moby Dick. I am writing this, because we may be meeting for the first time at the … Continue reading

For your viewing pleasure…

... my performance at LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER last Mother's Day. Which, by the way, is spelled Mothers' Day in our case, which is doubly awesome and totally real and even has real greeting cards because we made them. You're welcome! But back to the video. Here it is: To enrich the … Continue reading

Tonight at 9

So, you all know that I'm a recovering journalist. Well, just like any recovering anything, I sometimes backslide. But this lapse was for good, not evil. I interviewed the moms behind a modern-day civil rights movement for BlogHer this weekend. Check it out here. Read more of my thoughts on … Continue reading