Kumiko, Nadja and Yuki

A Tribute To Friendship

August 1st, 2013

I see my best friend once every two years, if I’m lucky. This year I get to see her twice! Kumiko lives in Tokyo. So we converse via e-mail, phone, […]

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New York State Of Mind, Constantly

June 26th, 2013

Today we’re re-running one of our favorites from the archive. This “Tootzypop Classic” originally ran on March 7, 2012. Why do people hate Los Angeles? I live here and I […]

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Oh Ricky, You’re So Fine

June 11th, 2013

It’s reunion season again, and with it (thanks to the modern conveniences of email and Facebook) a mass dredging and sharing of old images. Some of these blasts from the […]


Baby Shower Blues

May 6th, 2013

Until the ’90s, baby showers were silly parties with pink and blue luncheons. I’d suffer through inane games, precious decorations, and the cooing with every single gift opening at cute […]


First Love

April 10th, 2013

Saturday my 10-year-old spent five hours on Facetime with her current BFF. The iPad and girlfriend followed her everywhere, passing judgement on what to wear or lunch options. (I feel […]


Girls And Guns

February 5th, 2013

When I was in high school shootings were scarce. Which is why, when I saw an older girl with a gun at school one day, I did not say anything. […]


Stay In Touch

January 1st, 2013

Tootzypop Classics: We’re saying goodbye to 2012 and ushering in 2013 with a celebration of some of the year’s most read posts. This post originally ran on June 20, 2012. […]


Give What You Love: 2012 Holiday Gift Guide Day #9

December 5th, 2012

The Tootzypop 2012 Holiday Gift Guide runs from Black Friday, November 23, through Friday, December 7. The changes we undergo in menopause are as crazy-making as the hormonal highs of […]