Or as I call it, The Sad.

My grandma and I, around 1987.

Wherein I, a childless woman, answer actual questions of actual children and possibly traumatize them for life

Black and white photo of a young boy holding a moon figure in his hands.
Black and white photo of a young boy holding a moon figure in his hands.
Photo: Jenny Dettrick/Getty Images


A series in which I answer the inane questions your children ask, but with a side of existential dread

Photo: Jasmin Merdan/Getty Images

Ali Mac

Midwestern New Yorker. Dog Hugger. Bacon Eater. Bird Watcher.

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