The longest night and the shortest day. For many years now our little family has marked this day […]
There are some milestones in life where there is an expectation that we engage in a little self-reflection. […]
A friend I met when I was 12 is now in critical condition in the ICU. A friendship […]
In my current love/hate relationship with social media its easy to forget why I liked it in the first place.
The people who produce the William-Sonoma catalog are diabolical. Dinner plates in soft pastels, serving dishes with whimsical […]
When my husband and I decided to have a baby reactions to my pregnancy usually included a story […]
Been thinking a lot about obligations lately. What you owe to colleagues, family, friends, society – why and […]
Congratulations if you are able to read that word and not hear singing. Unfortunately I both see and […]
Over the last six months my daughter has had her friends over more often. Especially her friends who are boys. This is not a problem as they are all perfectly nice, well-mannered kids who are even sometimes amusing to listen to and/or hassle.
Two things that took getting used to with teen boys: First, they seem to take up so much more space than girls. They are all a lot bigger than my petite sized daughter but even the ones who only as tall as me seem to take up more space. In my opinion, three boys are a crowd.
The Supreme Court ruling today on the Voter Rights Act is shocking. I am still reading and listening to analysis so I will refrain from ranting at the moment. One thing is crystal clear though, Ruth Bader Ginsberg can never retire.
Trusty is one of those words that seems lonely without the “my” as in “I have my trusty…” […]
Making new friends is tough. Even more so when you’re on the wrong side of 40.
My friend is grieving. A young person enrolled in her program has died. His fellow students, the staff […]
As it gets harder and harder to cobble together the time I need to put coherent thoughts in […]
I recently returned from a (somewhat) electronics free vacation. I still had all my devices with me, I […]