Monthly Archives: February 2013

Turning Into My Parents

It turns out that if you google “turning into my parents,” you get a lot of previously written material, including a New Yorker article published last week entitled “Becoming Them.” But as near as I can tell – the latter … Continue reading

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The Class of ‘73’s Lost List

It’s time for another high-school reunion – one of the big splashy parties, not the interim picnics we throw. Although most of the committee’s sessions have been pretty similar over the years – when do we schedule it, where’s the … Continue reading

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Seven Unsung Pop Culture Quotes For Any Occasion

Someday I may sit down and craft a cogent, well-thought-out discussion about why Americans love catchphrases. I would look at how and why our discourse became peppered with such bon mots as “ayyyyyy!” and “dy-no-mite!” and “hey, Mikey!” This is … Continue reading

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Set Your Inbox Phasers on Kill

Sometimes when you get older, you have to take your pleasures where you can find them. Even if you live in southern California, which I don’t, you can’t always get to Disneyland. My new equivalent of merrymaking is unsubscribing from … Continue reading

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