What Dreams May Come

I am given to understand that my relationship to dreaming is a strange one. We all dream, multiple times per night, in segments lasting anywhere from 5-20 minutes. These dreams are frequently complex, featuring multiple characters, emotional, and rich (though not usually in terms of color – most people report seeing pastel tones). Often, dreams contain […]

Your Monday Morning GIF Parade: Working Out Sucks

That’s the thing about working out. It requires all the things I obviously* don’t have – patience, persistence, self-control – because if I had them I wouldn’t be in the kind of shape that sends me shamefully to the gym in the first place. I don’t like going to the gym. So, I think, maybe I’ll take […]

Yes Please; Or, YES, PLEASE!!

Yes Please, by Amy Poehler is an absolute treasure. A friend observed that although she liked the book, she had been mildly disappointed because it wasn’t as side-splittingly funny as Tina Fey’s Bossypants. I agree, but I don’t share the disappointment because I felt Poehler’s intention for the book was different. Where Fey’s book was […]