Magical Jumper

I have felt big my whole life. Not fat–although I have often felt fat, too–just big, which is odd considering I am not tall...

Christmas Mood Swings

In the magical weeks before Christmas, I seem to have the mood swings of a fourteen year-old girl, and I wonder if it is...

If I Could Eat Anything for a Day

  If I could eat anything–if calories didn’t matter and the normal laws that govern human  stomachs were revoked–I’d start my day with pie....

Birthday Pedicure

  I get a pedicure about three times a year: once on my birthday, once when summer is beginning and my toes are about...

Magical Jumper

I have felt big my whole life. Not fat–although I have often felt fat, too–just big, like Sully the Pixar monster. I think it...

Surviving Joshua

I once spent four days with peanut butter in my hair and cabbage in my bra, while wearing a pair of overalls made for...

Dorothy’s Party

  They had chosen Kate to come get her and take her to mass, because her sons were too embarrassed to come into her...