A Slice From The Middle
One woman's often clumsy, sometimes touching, frequently funny journey through life starting in the middle of everything: Age, parenting, career, marriage, and the US. Short, first-person, slice-of-life audio essays.
info_outline Fresh Starts and "Families" 01/14/2022
Fresh Starts and "Families" Fresh starts, new dynamics, shared history...sometimes good, sometimes not, but optimism isn't a bad quality to bring into any group relationship. (That's a word salad sentence that belies the lighthearted essence of this.) Come hang out with me on these social media platforms that I'm probably not using to my advantage, but am using to my satisfaction. Or read more of my work on my
info_outline Parade Pissing: Royal Wedding Version 01/10/2022
Parade Pissing: Royal Wedding Version Welcome to Season Two! I'm starting with an observation that, while dated in this piece, is, seemingly, eternal...but doesn't have to be! For this season, I've accepted that I won't be updating my website, with each new episode so if you want to keep up, subscribe on whatever podcatcher you're using right now! Please and thank you!
info_outline When there's time, take it 11/19/2021
When there's time, take it I'm going to have to call this the end of season one (which is twice as long as I had originally intended) but I'm going to do so with a piece that means a lot to me. If you're curious, it took me four times to get through part of it. Thank you for joining me this season, I'll be back in a month or so with season two! If you subscribe on whatever podcatcher you're using, you'll be notified when season two starts. See you then! Bye! (Oh, oops, wrong podcast.)
info_outline Please Don't Be Six Forever and Ever 11/05/2021
Please Don't Be Six Forever and Ever In my family, 6-year-old kids have predictably unpredictable behavior. Watch The Kansas City Star, my Twitters, and Facebooks (both personal and for this podcast) for my re-newed column starting this month! I'm pretty excited to get going again!
info_outline Fighting for Exclusive Ownership of Pens and Mules 09/03/2021
Fighting for Exclusive Ownership of Pens and Mules We all need our own stuff, right? An easy theory to understand, a tough one to apply. New episodes on Mondays and Fridays (for now, anyway) Join me on Twitter @ or Facebook @ For even more, visit
info_outline Introduction! 08/30/2021
Introduction! Hello! Welcome to A Slice from the Middle, my journey through life starting in the middle of everything! This first episode, honestly, is the one that in a year or two I can listen to and cringe, hopefully, because we have come a long way. Today, we both begin that journey, thanks for joining me!