As a progressive in 2020, you’d have to be willfully ignorant to think that there are no problems with Thanksgiving. But unlike, say, the former Columbus Day, this holiday isn’t just a day off. For a lot of Americans, myself included, this day has been one of the most important yearly events of family gathering for their entire lives. Is there a way to keep that going, or should we let Thanksgiving retire?Read More
Guilt and Shame
Insert joke about Jewish mothers here. Read More
The Boredom/Anxiety Cycle
When your body says: “Why not have both?” Read More
Emotion and Food
All aspects of culture are slaves of fashion, and cooking and by extension our relationship to food is no exception.
How much help is it reasonable to expect from your parents, and what makes someone “lucky” in that regard?
Over the past two years, I’ve been embarrassed to tell people where I live. Read More