fat fitness
Men can’t understand the threat a woman might feel from a simple touch.
fear of flying
“I’m soooo sorry,” I whisper, never letting go of his legs. He’s shocked. Completely. He’s scared. Of me? Of the falling plane?
bitchy resting face
The man was easily my father’s age, maybe older. I wasn’t sure what his angle was, but I have never been in the habit of letting strange men buy me gifts.
While it's one thing to have your own family jokingly question your parentage, it's quite another when the questions come at you from strangers.

Mar 19, 2012 at 11:00am | 137 comments

I’ve been approached or touched by more strangers in the past 7 months than in my entire native New Yorker life.

Jun 14, 2013 at 5:00pm | 99 comments

Lots of dudes seem to think that there's no higher compliment to pay a lady than to tell her they like the novel she's reading. Are they being friendly, or are they being freaking obnoxious?
signs from the universe
I’ve always unwittingly depended on the kindness of strangers — actual strangers and strangers in a broader, more metaphysical sense.
I've caught myself feeling apathetic about the death of a man I saw often and that's scary.

Jan 16, 2013 at 10:00am | 46 comments

If you are related to me by blood or marriage, this isn't for you. Otherwise, enjoy the details of my real life sex fantasies!