Author Archives: Liza Palmer

When We Think We’re Failures

I’ve been thinking a lot about failure. More than usual. It dawned on me that something was going off the rails when I realized that the self-help book I’d been listening to on my morning commute had just been playing … Continue reading

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What Chef’s Table Taught Me About Writing

There is some damn good TV out there.  Between Stranger Things, Atlanta, Chef’s Table, The Great British Bake Off and Stranger Things with Pugs I’ve been pretty booked. Atlanta has me staring off into the middle distance and kind of … Continue reading

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When Women Shush Women

It’s a familiar scene.  A Facebook comment thread has gone off the rails and you’re locked in a debate with someone you only seem to know online. You kind of knew them in real life, at least in the beginning, which … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Flowery Advice

My youngest niece is in the process of choosing a college.  She visited one of the campuses this past weekend hoping for some lightning bolt moment where she would know it was the right one.  In one of the panels she … Continue reading

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