Our Chewed Up Oliver

The other day I was attempting to cook (this is the first problem) on cast iron which I adore but have not mastered and my house filled with smoke. I was trying to make something special for F because he just finished some giant work project and food is his love language so we cracked…

The Notorious RBG

I think most of us knew this day would come sooner than later but somehow it didn't lessen the blow. When I heard the news, I cried. Partially because i'm starting to feel nervous about what's happening in our country with the extreme political divide and unrest. It feels scary and uncertain to lose someone…

The Four Purple Horses of the Apocalypse

I don't need to tell any of you that 2020 can eat a giant bag of donkey dongs. It's been a pretty terrible year so far with the plague, earthquakes in Utah, the fires all over the west, schools being closed, loved ones getting sick, isolation, depression, anxiety, and as of last week hurricane winds…

Disney Lies And Your Prince (Princess) Probably Needs Therapy (Because We All Do)

When two people decide to get married or decide to spend their lives together or get knocked up, instead of showering them with booze and lingerie or diapers, we should sit them down, hand them some Gottman workbooks and say, "may the universe be with you." Partnership and parenthood take an enormous amount of effort.…

You’re Gonna Be Great!E4-5: Sustaining Recovery & Relapse Prevention With Matt Wright

Hey everyone! This week we're back with another episode of You're Gonna Be Great! My mini-podcast series for the COVID-19 era. My goal was 6-7 episodes and I'm almost there. On one hand, I'm sad to see it coming to an end, but on the other hand, I'm really proud of myself for doing something…

Random Acts of Kindness: How to Support Artists, Small Biz, and Healthcare Workers During Social-Distancing

It's a shitshow out there but I am so Goddamn inspired by all of the random acts of kindness and positivity in the world right now. What better way to cope with such a fucking insane moment in time than to OD on and distribute well-wishes and love? My friend Ivetta is sewing masks to…