Amy

Amy takes pride in being a grumpy optimist. Want to talk sports ball? Amy is your girl. Her favorite New York Times crossword puzzle day is Tuesday. If your book is set in the former Soviet Union or World War 2, Amy will read it. As a recovered Southern Baptist, she is raising her daughter to be happy.

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The U.S. Open Ladies’ Final Was an Indictment of the U.S. Itself

I kept predicting there was not going to the be a U.S. Open. Miss Cleo,…

It’s Kamala, and no one is happier than my Dad

Today, Joe Biden announced his choice for Vice President. I found out his pick via…

I Only Have Time for Hope Right Now

Who is your least favorite character in Winnie the Pooh and why is it Eeyore?…

The Cool Table August Running Mix

In mid-July, I started running again. I had stopped putting in the miles about 5…

Jaja Ding Dong is the song of the summer

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, starring Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams, is…

I Want a Big Mouth Lite

I’m going through changes. So goes the theme song for Big Mouth, an animated comedy…

Drink at Home, You Fools

Standing around a bunch of good-time-Charlies in a bar is one of the dumbest things…

Southern Living Magazine Needs a Reckoning

Southern Living considers itself to be the “ultimate insiders’ guide to Southern culture, recipes, travel,…

Weird, Specific Coping Skills

When the world around us is on fire, we must find ways to cope. Everyone…

Money Is Power: Use It

The most powerful thing in the United States is money.* It sucks, but it’s true.…