More Grateful Than Ever This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving table

Thanksgiving’s here–be grateful!

If the approach of the holiday season makes you take a deep breath and start your annual ritual of worrying, stress-eating, and complaining…


Don’t complain about the holidays unless you have something legitimate to complain about.

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Mob Hits for the New Millennium

The other day I was walking the dog with my partner, chitchatting and wrangling the poodle during her twice-daily leash freakout. Somehow the topic of my (only) ex came up. I joked about her family definitely being in the mob.

“I mean, they owned a garbage disposal company in Connecticut. Could it be any more cliche?” I said.

“How come she didn’t put a hit on you?” responded my spouse.

“Maybe she did and I didn’t know it.” Continue reading