Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy


We Did It!

The largest protest in US history! Sister marches all over the world, on all seven continents! This is only the beginning. We will not be silenced. I went to the New York march, where an estimated 400,000 people came out. There were so many of us that the march route couldn’t contain us and we… Read More

This forum topic has already acted as a sort of open thread to discuss the election, but since today is the day we Americans are actually voting and many of us are on pins and needles and unable to think about much else, I thought I’d move the discussion to the front page so that… Read More

Promote Your Stuff!

As you know, Dear Wendy readers are the smartest, most creative, and most interesting people on the internet (true story). From rocket scientists to professors, employment attorneys to artisans, set designers to super moms (and dads): you do it all. So I thought it would be fun to invite you to share links to your… Read More

Guess what today is?! It’s Lurker Introduction Day (Take 5), a day when lurkers on this website are invited to come out of hiding and show themselves. It’s also a day I totally made up. But, look, I know what it’s like. I’ve been before, and am, a lurker on different sites. You read along… Read More

Lately, there’s been a spike in sad and challenging situations in my social circle. Close friends are losing parents and grandparents, experiencing big marital problems, facing various health, fertility, and financial crises, and making difficult Big Life decisions upon which their families’ happiness and security hinge. I hate seeing people I care about suffer and… Read More