WHAT ARE THESE NUMBER ESSAYS ABOUT?

I’m a slow writer. I want to write better. I want to write faster. And like Marianne Williamson says, I have one last chance to get it right. Because there’s no time like the present; because turning 50 is better than the alternative; and because you only live once, I’m going for it. This year, […]

If You Give a Mom a Bowl of Oatmeal: An All-Too-True Parody (in Next Tribe)

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We all know the children’s book “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.” Here, Andrea Askowitz recasts a harried woman in the lead–someone you’ll surely recognize. FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailI’m heading out for a dermatology appointment, but first I’ll put my breakfast dishes in the dishwasher, because my wife gets pissed when the oatmeal hardens on the bowl. […]

If I’m Not the Runner I Was, Who Am I? (in Oldster Magazine)

53-year-old Andrea Askowitz races her 12-year-old son, Sebastian.

At 53, Andrea Askowitz reckons with the effects of menopause on her athletic abilities, and struggles to keep up with her 12-year-old son. I’ve been a runner my whole life. Until a year ago, I’d injured myself only once, while sliding, drunk, across a recently mopped floor. I never stretched growing up. Now, I have […]

I Offer You Love, Light, and Blatherskite During this Trying Time (in The Haven)

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Thank you for joining me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Clubhouse, Zoom, Google Meet, Facetime, Reddit, LinkedIn, Snapchat, YouTube, TikTok, my podcast, my vlog, and in the cosmos for Love, Light, and Blatherskite. Clever, right? Did you hear the rhyme? I am not a yoga teacher, but I’ve taken an Intensive, Light, Kundalini, Ashtanga, Ayurveda, Pacifist, […]

July 2021

July TBD, 2021 Live at The Palace, Miami

June 10th

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June 10, 2021 Live at The Palace, Coral Gables