What's in Your Beach Bag? (Or How Do You Turn off Work Mode?)

If you clicked on this link thinking you might find some good sunscreen, two novels, and the best sunglasses on the planet, you should probably go read Vanity Fair. For the record, I have none of those things in my beach bag, but I do have serious questions about why anyone needs Band-Aids at the beach, despite how cute they are.I have to use an extra-large L.L. Bean tote bag to manage my ridiculous inability to relax for the first four days....more

The Power of a Jedi Master: What Happens When I Put My To Do List in a Plastic Cup

I am a writer-consultant-instructor. With deadlines. And here is how my day went yesterday:...more