Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day, Davey. Thanks for the following things, among others:

Still thinking my jokes are funny. Making me breakfast every single morning. That cute way you chew your gum when you’re focused on something. Making yourself into a lacrosse guy from the ground up,┬áin service of your son. Getting up last night to […]


    Mattress update, update

    Remember the new mattress? The one that came in a box? Dave and I have been giving that thing a chance ever since it showed up and slowly decompressed…. to a rather disappointing depth. Several of you sent me messages that the foam mattress would feel very different, and warned me that it might […]


      We’re all weirdos.

      I was just having a conversation about weird aversions that people have. I’m a treasure trove of germophobia- particularly surrounding food- and I’m famous for it which is embarrassing. I’m not proud of these aversions and it’s embarrassing to be at a party and have someone say, “Oh, try this- it’s so good!” And […]


        Perspective

        Sometimes, I’ll be like, “Hmmm.. do I really need those new running shoes?” or, “Just because they opened a new Starbucks about 3 miles from my house, is no excuse for spending $20 on a round of lattes,” or even- “Oh my gosh, Julie: you have enough pens and Post-Its and assorted office supplies […]