On Guinevere Turner’s “When the World Didn’t End”

ON JANUARY 5, 1975, when Guinevere Turner was seven, the world was supposed to end. She grabbed her favorite toy and donned a fancy dress, but the spaceship to take Turner to Venus never arrived. Turner’s new memoir, When the World Didn’t End, follows her life as she grows up with the Lyman Family, an apocalyptic cult […]

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I Moved into a Trailer Park as an Empty Nester — And I Love It

I had two kids in high school and a beautiful house on a hill when I got divorced more than a decade ago. Because I couldn’t afford the mortgage, I was forced to foreclose on our home.    I rented a nice apartment afterward, but I had trouble affording it while I was completing my Ph.D. So, I […]

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Living the Glam Life

Hi, my name is Tamara, and I’m the owner of Glambulance, the prettiest darn ambulance you’ll ever meet. She’s a girl, and I call her Glamby for short. I bought Glamby on January 15, 2020, just before the pandemic officially began. However, before settling on an ambulance, I spent a good eight years doing research. I […]

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