For Richer or for Poorer: A Love Story

This Wednesday, Ellen and I will celebrate our 25th anniversary. We have both had jobs for almost of all those years. But this will be our second consecutive anniversary that I have been technically unemployed. No paycheck. No benefits. No vacation time. No sick time....

A Tale of Two Besties

I had an amazing Memorial Day weekend with my high school friend Pete, and his partner, Dustin. They live in West Palm Beach, Fla. Early in the mornings–well, two of the mornings–Pete and I ran. Four miles according to his tracker, three-and-a-half...

Memoiries Can't Wait

For a long time, I've thought about writing memoir. Not autobiography, which is mainly an act of chronology (this happened, then that happened, then this happened), but memoir, which is more about finding meaning and universal truth in what has happened. Several...