Season 3 Episode 5; Facing Fears

This week’s episode was chock-full of ultimatums, threats, and warnings. I swear to you that even if it meant I could be young again, I wouldn’t trade places with any of these people. …

Season 3 Episode 4; From Soup To Nuts

It’s time to rehash all that went down this week with our favorite collection of head scratching kings and queens of blepharospasm who can never seem to remember whether they’re together, on a break, broken up, still married, or divorced. …

Season 3, Episode 1; “Love Makes You Crazy”

As Florian said when he was asked how he felt about the possibility of someday having twin daughters like Darcy and Stacy, “ Jesus, Lord help me.” I’ve watched the 90 Day Fiancé shows and most of their spin-offs for quite some time, and I’ve been a fan of The…

At the ice rink, my friend Carola is adamant about paying me for the bottle of olive oil I picked up for her at Trader Joe’s. For an item that costs $3.69, she hands me a five-dollar bill, and won’t let me give her any change. I take it without…

For parochial school students, the first official day of summer comes somewhere around the eighteenth day of June when we leave the classroom shortly before noon clutching the report cards that say we’ve been promoted to the next grade. We start our vacation by mercilessly taunting our public school counterparts…

May 18, 1968. During my first visit to the East Village, my father drives the car down St. Marks’s Place where colorful beings in perpetual motion pack both sides of the street. We see nomads and angels, souls on the fringe, the newly awakened, and a few aliens. The Electric…

Siobhán Barry-Bratcher

Life-long Writer / Bluegrass Guitar Picker / Hippie Grandma diving head first into ‘Act Three’ all on one cup of coffee a day

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