My sister wished me a happy gradversary this morning, and it hit me that it's been five years today since I received my master's degree. I never expected that my degrees would translate to making a lot of money. Public relations and communication don't really pack the punch of, say, an MBA or uh, rocket [...]
No matter how tame your story feels to you, it's still yours. Own it.
Today is Grandparents Day. This is a holiday that occasionally falls on my son's birthday, and today is no exception. When this happened during my young parenthood, there was no contest. The day belonged to my kid. But it was a mistake. Because he has two really, really amazing grandmothers. Today, though, I'm going to talk about [...]
We opened Bo Burnham's amazing, beautiful, painful ode to puberty, EIGHTH GRADE, this month. It was everything I'd hoped. That "everything" was painful, unflinching, cringe-worthy reality. It was perfect. Yes, the movie had the tiny kids with flat stomachs and clear skin, who were externally flawless but sometimes awful and bitchy. There were also the [...]
So, I have this amazing job working with amazing people doing amazing things. Which is mostly, you know, amazing, but sometimes, you know, intimidating. Today, a casual assigned task was to "reach out to food bloggers" in the area about this incredible drop menu we're doing for an upcoming movie. Simple enough. Hahaha watch me [...]
You can learn a lot from a man of few words. I was lucky to be raised by one of them.
The day I met Bill Johnmeyer was the biggest in what had to that point been a series of tests administered to me from his son. From the day of our first date, Josh had been throwing me into situations that would have been stressful enough alone, and then adding little bonus stressors like sprinkles [...]