Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

One of the nice things about growing older is getting the chance to approach old problems in new, more informed ways. As a cartoonist, I have dealt with burnout periodically and often pushed myself to “get over it” to my own detriment. This time I took a different approach.

As a fat person, fear and shame have kept me from going to a spa. But I deserve to be pampered, too.

Until recently, I was even too afraid to take a fancy, candlelit bath in my own home

Why being forgetful isn’t as bad as it seems

Is my brain deteriorating, or is it simply overstuffed?