I’m a Machine!

Just for the record, today I held down the fort when the fort was going haywire. Snow storm, sick child home, absolutely no sleep from working on a porfolio for school ALL night (not kidding, I never left the couch and I was still in my jeans at 6 a.m.) NOT cancelled class at the…

Snow Day

Today was a fabulous snow day. School was cancelled for my kids and me! I felt their excitement all the way. We needed a snow day more than anything. Life has been very busy in our household and it felt good to get a day to regroup and blow off the usual routine. I am…

A Day in the Life

Anna Quindlen once wrote that the meaning of life is in the little moments; the glittering bits of mica in a long stretch of gray cement. True enough, anything grand we ever accomplish happened one day at a time. I think the real message in her words is that a rich and meaningful life isn't…

Ties That Bind

I am always so amazed at how life experience can change the way you see the world. When perspective changes, all of a sudden the familiar can become foreign. Take for instance the scenario of my weekend social event: It was my sister-in-law's 40th birthday party. Parties like this tend to draw upon an ecclectic…