The Old Ball and Chain: Are You Sure?

My mom asked me, “Are you sure?” about my upcoming marriage. It was the first time I ignored a question about the health of that relationship.

Rachel Was Both

I was in fourth grade the first time I heard Charlotte’s Web. Our teacher would read us a chapter of a book right after recess and thus introduced me to Charlotte and Wilbur and Fern and Templeton. A story of unlikely friends, a story about sticking up for and aiding the underdog. As my teacher […]

My #MeToo Story

My #metoo story is almost nothing, which is why I’ve never talked about it. I know women who have dealt with significant trauma from unwanted sexual advances, and I’m not traumatized at all. (For real. There are plenty of traumas in my life, but the following story is not one of those.) But I feel […]