Don’t get excited: I’m not pregnant, and it’s not on the schedule for a bit yet. But although I’m up in the air about a few parenting things, there’s one thing I’m 100 percent sure of: I’m not going to breastfeed the little bebe when he makes his debut. There are a number of reasonsContinue reading “I’m Not Going to Breastfeed, Because I Don’t Feel Like It”
I’ve been in ol’ New York for almost six years now, so I can be forgiven for assuming that I’ve seen almost everything she has to offer at least once. This week, however, I learned that this wasn’t true. I saw two things I’ve never seen before, and I choose to believe that this isContinue reading “Two Things: Crack in My Face, and the Nicest Bus Driver Ever”
So here I am, back in New York after a lovely two weeks at the Cape, where I did very little except read crappy mysteries and grow freckles. (If I could turn either one into a new career, I would.) Two weeks is the perfect amount of time to go away, because by the endContinue reading “And Yet I Love Gatherings”
This evening, my friend Joe randomly reached into his jacket and pulled out a book and handed it to me. This is my favorite thing in the world. Friends of mine, I don’t need Easter candy. Just surprise books. Please and thank you. Love, Hubley.
Me: (Over the phone) Can I have a #30 please? And a Diet Coke? I’m at-Waitress: Is this Jen? Me: Uh. Yeah. Waitress: MISS JEN! WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN? Me: Oh, I was, uh, in California…Waitress: For what? A couple of weeks? Me: …yes.Waitress: Don’t worry. The gentleman knows where you are. He’ll be soContinue reading “Uh, WOW”
Sometimes, New York knows I’m falling out of love, and then she pulls out all the stops. Tonight, I went to a show, which I never do, and then I went out for drinks, which I do too often. A boy talked to me. He was much too young. I made him play a game.Continue reading “Back in the Day, It Just Went Without Saying at All”