Forget FOMO–What about FODIW?

When a friend told me recently that she’d been judged for enjoying alone time when her kids spent summers with their dad, I worried—about myself. Had choosing not to parent meant I’d doomed myself to a life free from arbitrary and unwarranted criticisms? Sure, there’d been the occasional, highly conspicuous side-eye because I was a … Read more

A limerick on dying.

There once was a jeweler named Earl Whose fear was the end of the world. The pitchers of beer Worked to silence his fears ‘Til the night he drunk-choked on a pearl. Kristen TsetsiKristen Tsetsi is the author of the novels The Age of the Child, The Year of Dan Palace, and Pretty Much True, … Read more