Dear Shaun White (and your mom), Almost three years ago, I wrote you an open letter. It is best described as a missive of scathing accusation. I was angry when I wrote it, and I was wrong to write when I was so angry. I channeled a lot of my anger at you, and that was misplaced. I apologize sincerely and without reservation. Quite simply, I was wrong. I do not know if you ever read my letter, but your mom did (she emailed me). I did email her back but never heard from… Read more An Open Apology to Shaun White (And His Mom) →
Dear Midnight, (AKA: Mr. Bohanan, Pupperton P. Jones, and Flufferton J. Goldendoodle) You’re four and half months old and it will be difficult for you to pay attention to this… Read more Day 23: An Open Letter to Our Puppy →
Dear New York, I ❤ you and wish I had a t-shirt to express my love with thick black text and a big red heart. Really, we all love you.… Read more Day 18: Dear New York City, 11 Things You May Not Know About The Rest of America; An Open Letter →
Dear Fellow Dog People, Let me begin this post with absolute clarity: I AM a dog person. Coco, Max, Sugar, Sam, Megan, Murphy, Lucy, Emma and now Midnight . .… Read more Day Twelve: An Open Letter to Dog People, Dogs aren’t People →
Dear People who design Children’s Halloween Costumes, The pumpkins are coming, the pumpkins are coming! Candy corn has replaced school supplies and your costumes have chased out garden hoses in… Read more An Open Letter to Halloween Costume Designers →
I stole and spun the title of this post from a book of short stories and a story within said book titled, “What we Talk About When We Talk About… Read more What We Talk About When We Talk About Shaun White . . . A Postscript →
Edited – 12/7/13 – If you’re going to invest the time to read this blog post, please also make time to read this one or read this one first because it’s more recent. In an effort to curb traffic for such an old post, I’m moving the original letter to the “What We Talk About” post. If you really want to read it, it’s an appendix to the good/new stuff.