The Most Important Thing You’ll Read Today

Next time you get your hands on a newspaper, flip to the obituaries. I know it’s not an instinctual action. The only person I knew to read the obituary as a habit was my grandfather who used to say, “if I read the death notices and don’t see me in ’em, it’ll be a good […]

Romeo and Rosaline: Moving On

“Did my heart love till now? forswear it, sight! For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Romeo + Juliet (1996) is on HBO and The Great Gatsby comes out soon. If The Scarlet Letter were playing on FX this month, no high school senior would have any […]

Finding the One

I examined the shelf purposefully, weighing my options with care. Claritin was once my go-to pill. Claritin-D was like heaven on earth. Then the magic faded. Zyrtec was a lifesaver last year. No more. Benadryl? I can’t even… What about Allegra? I’ve never tried it… Could it be the answer to my springtime suffering was […]