Smell Like Teen Spirit
July 14, 2015
But I thought that the visit interrupted the natural flow of their scarce time away from home, when kids discover who they are when they’re not with their parents.
June 28, 2015
There are three things you will see on every college tour, and two of them are pretty much the same. One matters the most.
June 19, 2015
I was surprised when my son invited me to the creative writing class presentation. This from a kid who, over the years, has stood in my home office surrounded by boxes of my books and declared, “Mom, I don’t know how you can be a writer. I hate writing.”
March 23, 2015
About all anyone at the retreat knew about me is that my name is Jennifer, I am from New Jersey, and I prefer the meat-eater’s line at the buffet.
January 6, 2015
I was travelling two hours by subway, bus, and car to watch 4 minutes and 52 seconds of sports.
December 24, 2014
Instead of Elf on the Shelf, my 17-year-old gets Jobs on the Knob — Steve Jobs pointing at him from the doorknob in his bedroom.
October 24, 2014
She asked, “Where’s the campus?”
“You’re on it,” I replied, as the “T” trolley zoomed by.
“This isn’t a campus,” she assessed. “This is a street!”