Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

Open Thread

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

Good morning! Hope you all had a lovely/relaxing/fun holiday weekend. I’m still in Missouri for a couple more days visiting my parents/ swimming in the pool/ planting flowers on the deck/ eating burgers and drinking beer. As such, posting will be light this week. I have a moving guest essay coming up later today from… Read more

Happy New Year (‘s Eve, if you’re reading this before the 1st)! How is everyone celebrating? Drew, Jackson, and I flew to Missouri yesterday and are staying at my parents’ place until Monday. My sister, Allison, and her boyfriend, Gabe, are here also, so it’s a full house. Drew, Allison, Gabe and I went out… Read more

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you who celebrate! I hope everyone who’s traveling has a safe commute, especially those hitting the snowstorm we’re expecting on the east coast and anyone else facing dangerous weather conditions. Stay safe and warm and eat lots of good food. If you want, feel free to share some things you’re… Read more

I’ll be taking the day off along with most of my fellow Americans to eat, drink, and celebrate our freedom and independence. Happy holiday to those of you who celebrate. And for those who don’t, as well as everyone else, here’s an open thread discussion question for you: when do you feel the most independent… Read more