My Mothers

Of course I’m thinking about mothers on Mothers’ Day. Interestingly, by the way, this was a day originally enacted by women as a protest against war. In any case, I’m thinking about mothers. I knew my mother. I suppose I spent the first five or six...

Yes, My Family IS Better Than Yours

I had a very pleasant Twitter conversation today about I Don’t Know How She Does It, that film that came out today starring Carrie Bradshaw. Er, Horseface. Er, Señora Too-Skinny. Sorry, that’s maybe mean, but it stays. Quick aside: Carrie Bradshaw rhymes...

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series