Pray Tell: The Hocus Pocus of Happy Thoughts

I’ve never understood prayer. Don’t know the point of it, how it’s accomplished, or what the word means exactly. Read story.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Women’s Bits

I learned that a survey of 1,000 British women revealed that only half of those aged 26-35 were able to correctly identify the vagina on a simple diagram. Read story.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Road Hazards: Driving with My Teen

I’m given to pondering the great questions of life, like why in Saab’s name are 15-year-olds allowed to operate moving vehicles on public roadways? Read story.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Too Old for a Micro-Mini?

We lamb- dressers aren’t trying to compete with twentysomethings or to fool anyone into thinking we’re younger. Read story.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Let It Go? We're Trying

Starshine ponders the hoarding tendencies of her youngest son. Read story.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Wife-Carrying: An Actual Thing

Wife-carrying is the preposterous sport in which men race through an obstacle course while toting their dead-weight spouses on their backs or shoulders. Read story.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Ms. Roshell Goes to Washington

The Tinsel-Town tourist revels in her own reverence, confessing that our nation’s capital is more dazzling than the Sunset Strip. Read story.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Stone Starts Driving

When I backed out of my driveway and entered into the real world of driving, I was like a small, fluffy bunny in a pit of angry, rabid Rottweilers. Read story.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Are You a Feminist NOW?

Across the world, young women are being kidnapped, raped, and shot to death while pursuing an education. Read story.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

The Sting of the Strikeout

It turns out that even Hall of Famers strike out 70 percent of the time, but the statistic doesn’t soothe me. Why are we asking 8-year-olds to do the near impossible? Read story.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Where Does the Story End?

Last month was the first time in our 10-year history that our book club just sort of didn’t meet. Read story.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

A Woman Unglued

Sandra Tsing Loh comes to S.B. to talk about her new menopausal memoir, The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones. Read story.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Ban ‘Bossy’? Over My Bossy Body

I’m bossy. It’s not an endearing quality, nothing to brag about. But my classmates and I can attest that it’s absolutely accurate. Read story.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Drunk Shopping: It’s for the Kids!

I have a rule against drunk shopping. The policy sprang from necessity after attending my first-ever school fundraising auction. Read story.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

A Reader Writes My Lead

At the recent launch party for my newest book of columns, Broad Assumptions, I held a contest inviting guests to submit the first and last lines of a column they’d like me to write. Read story.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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