Hope and Change

Change(s) first: Early in the new year my blog posts will appear on my new WordPress website, and this site will no longer be active. There’ll be a final post here indicating when that happens. The address for the website will remain the same,...
J is for Joy Ride

J is for Joy Ride

When my first daughter was a baby and I couldn’t get her to sleep, I would put her in her infant seat and go for a drive. It didn’t take long, just a few minutes, really, and she was snoozing. I think this practice is frowned upon these days, but it worked...

Autumn Reflections

THE JOURNEY Each russet anniversary, Plaid skirts and pencil boxes, fragrance of a hearth. Time slips, no longer seek a grade but a career, And in the work world find rebirth. But then the greatest miracle– Crib and tiny toe prints, life’s essence in a babe....

For the Sake of Old Times

Recently I watched the classic, When Harry Met Sally. At the end when Harry, played by Billy Crystal, runs to see Meg Ryan’s Sally at midnight on New Year’s Eve, naturally the background music is “Auld Lang Syne,” and just as naturally Harry...

Calendar Girl

In lieu of a traditional holiday newsletter (which I traditionally don’t send),  I’ve written a brief recap of my 2012, to be sung to the tune of Neil Sedaka’s “Calendar Girl”. “January: My daughter had her own, February: Skied the...

Goals: Game On!

Only one week has passed since New Year’s Eve (doesn’t it seem longer?), a night I hope you enjoyed as much as we did. Just before nine o’clock we decided to not stay home as planned, but instead to head to The Notch, a local establishment featuring live music...

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