Category Archives: Families

The Care and Keeping … of Me

Emma and I have been prom dress shopping over the last two weekends and our last two (unexpected and unnecessary) snow-no-snow, ice-no-ice days. Over the course of our excursions, we have purchased six, yes … six prom-appropriate dresses, with the … Continue reading

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Laughing in Red and Green

Admittedly, I have been absent from my blog. Swimming and Halloween and swimming and Thanksgiving and swimming and Christmas parties (we collected THREE shopping carts of toys to donate – thank you everyone who participated!) and swimming and oh, right … Continue reading

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A Week of Meals

Wow. It’s been an age, hasn’t it? I’m sorry for that. I’ve got only one (compound) word for you to explain myself. Bookfair. I am co-chair, one of three, of the book fair at our elementary school. Weeks of planning decorations, … Continue reading

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Quick and Different

Quick and easy. That’s what dinner is about these days for me. For example, I usually go shopping on Monday morning, this past Monday however I was stuck at home for the four-hour window waiting on the Whirlpool repair man … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Marketing Victim

I love fall. Most people love fall. I remember this funny scene from You’ve Got Mail where Tom Hanks writes to Meg Ryan about the joys of fall in New York. The leaves. The air. The brisk-ness. A bouquet of … Continue reading

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Stevia in my Greek Yogurt

Am I the only one who puts Stevia in her Greek yogurt? I hope not, because for some inexplicable reason, it makes me feel guilty. Now, I know that sounds ridiculous, and I don’t mean that literally. I don’t always … Continue reading

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Lamposts

hope, faith, life, love dream, joy, truth, soul e.e.cummings, 1894 – 1962 These eight words keep popping up these days. I see them in Emma as we plan her college visits and her hopes for the future. Dreams of tomorrow. … Continue reading

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