Fried Electronic Brains

Life fries our nerves. Quirky people get quirkier; so do electronics. What was once wired, is now weird. Our whole house is driving me bonkers. Like Crazy Uncle Donnie who can’t find his marbles after dark, our home is doing weird sh*t in the middle of the night. Forget early-morning Twitter rants, we freak out at 2:32 a.m. over BEEPS, … Read More

Too Much News

Sometimes I wish the news would just stop. The world is, and always has been, a dangerous place. In-your-face news only makes it more apparent. Sometimes, I have to go on a news fast, just to let my anxieties settle into the normal range. If you paid any attention to the news this week, you were whipsawed almost to the … Read More

Watch With Your Teens

The Naudet brothers, French documentary makers, were in NYC to make a documentary about being a rookie in the NYFD. It happened to be 9/11. Their award-winning documentary is 110 minutes of excellence. Watch with your teens to make it real to them. This is not for small children. This is about family: the brother film-makers, the brothers in the … Read More