Tag: New Years Resolutions

The Decaffeination of Ms. Tracy Beckerman

The Decaffeination of Ms. Tracy Beckerman

I love coffee.  I have always loved coffee.  When I was a kid I would have a big cup of sugared-up coffee every morning with my parents before school.  Back then, nobody thought that loading your kid up with caffeine every day was a bad thing, except maybe my elementary school teachers who couldn’t understand why I was bouncing off…

Speak Softly and Carry a Big Grudge

Speak Softly and Carry a Big Grudge

Contrary to what I generally tell people, the happiest moment of my life was not the day I got married, nor the final push when I gave birth to either of my two kids. No, I would have to say that my one moment of sheer bliss was the day I was tailgated relentlessly for five miles on the highway,…