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Mothers get to watch a lot of sunrises. One of nature's biggest practical jokes is that babies and toddlers most often have needs that are in no way conducive to nighttime sleep. My nine-month-old daughter is cutting two enormous front teeth, and so has taken to living a cranky-baby swing shift: bed at four a.m. up at nine...

Today I have to buy a bunch of snacks for my girlfriend's kids' New Years party, before all the stores close. This entails going to several stores in search of the flavor of Taki's (a kind of Mexican spicy neon colored chip) that is (seemingly) vegan. I am happy to do it, would do it on foot or bike or bus for that moment...

"Can we share?" I say to Hank. Obviously I'm overdressed for the occasion wearing a pink tanktop and sagging black military pants. He sizes me up wrong as we stand outside of Trader Joes, the California grocery store. He mistakes me for a yuppie. Which is what all the other people are who are outside of Trader Joes are. He...

TMM talks to The Sexbots Ilima Considine (trans-disciplinary artist, musician, director, mother of two, and queen of nanobudget productions) about her new album Love Hotel. Listen now!

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I took some time this week to become a mother-in-law and a grandmother.
 
That is to say, my son took the time this week to get married, and then in rapid order, to become a father.  It was quite the week.
 
I have become completely convinced that I am destined, in any arena where I judge others, to...

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