It is officially the new year and I’ve decided to come back to this blog-o-mine. I’ve been away from it for a bit because *paying* writing jobs have kept me busy (a good problem to have, I know), but when some of you mentioned that I haven’t written in a while, well, I just had… Continue reading Happy Newness
Right alongside anyone else these days, I have a list a mile long to attend to pretty much on a daily basis. My world is a tad busier these days given some new gainful employment (to quote one of my favorite shows, Modern Family, “Claire is going back to work after a 12 year vacation!”)… Continue reading Giving Yet Filling Up
I was in the post office yesterday, a place that always seems to get my blood pressure rising. When I merely walk in the door of one of these federal buildings, I brace myself for the (pick one): -Lack of employees -Employees not moving fast enough despite seeing that there is a looooong line of… Continue reading Be Better Than That
This weekend, on a beautiful fall day, my family and I went to an art-park. That makes it sound commercial, but it’s the simplest way to explain it. A sprawling area of maintained and manicured acreage that is peppered with modern art pieces of all shapes, sizes and materials. Many pieces are huge installations and… Continue reading Art? I see Cake.
What do I love about the summer? I love that even with kids being in possession of all manner of items that begin with “i”…iphone, iPad, iPod…that they can still have a great time with nothing but sand and water. Take any kid to a beach and they won’t tell you for a minute that… Continue reading Summer Lovin’
Today, the 4th of July. The sun is shining, for what seems like the first time in ages. Flags are flying (I finally remembered BEFORE the 4th to hang ours, as opposed to the usual realization on the 5th of July), the scent of grills wafts across the slight breezes. Last night, we fell asleep… Continue reading Pursue It
“I don’t want to brag or make anyone jealous, but I can still fit into the earrings that I wore in high school.”-Author Unknown And thus I attended my 25th high school reunion this past weekend. If the earrings that I had worn back in the 80s (big, big bangles, yikes) weren’t so viciously… Continue reading Class of ’88
Whoever blurted out the quote: “The days are long but the years are short”, was nothing short of a genius. That CAN NOT be more true. In a few moments, I will head into our wee kitchen and try to whip up yet a few more school lunches. Again. I tell you, at this point… Continue reading Long Day, Short Year