I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.
Having my dead mother as a muse is pretty freaky
April 19, 2010
After my mom died, I started feeling differently about her. It's like she's in my head instead of physically in the world. And, of all things, she's become a muse who inspires me in my blogging. Weird.
Visiting Stuyesant High School exorcises some of my ghosts
April 11, 2010
I've always felt insecure about being a graduate of NYC's legendary Stuyvesant High School. Never went to reunions because I was such a pimple-y slacker. Well, I finally put the bad self-image to rest by visiting Stuy and exorcising some ghosts.
Welcome to my blog — and my life
April 1, 2010
Sorry, I've been MIA, re-thinking my blog. And I've decided on a makeover for both me and my website. New attitude, new look, new software. This will take some work but I'm going to move my blog from iWeb to WordPress.
March 9, 2010
I love quinoa because it's low-carb, high-protein -- and makes a great substitute for rice. But only if you know how to cook it in my special way. Check out my recipes on this post, which are fast, easy, cheap.
This is the first week of the rest of my life
February 24, 2010
Now that my mom is dead, I'm an orphan. It feels weird, sad, exhilarating -- free. Suddenly, I'm starting live over, redefining my sense of womanhood, ethnicity and culture.
Photo album: Remembering Mom, 1917-2010
February 9, 2010
This post is all about how my mom died. It was profoundly moving, sad, peaceful, loving. Death has it's own magic. What a healing experience.
My dad cheated on my mom and all I got was…
February 2, 2010
After my dad died, we figured out that he had an affair. It changed everything for us then and until now. Details in this post.