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What the French Call Les Incompetents

Home Alone is one of the greatest cinematic achievements of our time. (Not up for debate.) So when Glen and I overslept last Friday, the morning I was supposed to take him and the kids to the airport, it was kind Read more…


Life is a Highway, I (Don’t) Want To Drive It All Night Long

I’m not a great driver. Not like “scary, shouldn’t be on the road” level, but if we were partners on the Amazing Race you’d probably want to take the wheel. It would be more pleasant for everyone. Generally I feel Read more…


The Time I Almost Destroyed a Summer Camp Musical Production

All the World’s a Stage, and I Should Really Be In the Audience I spent five summers as a proctor (fancy name for camp counselor) at Project Contemporary Competitiveness – PCC (really fancy name for summer camp). As a proctor Read more…