…but what can you do?

Things are happening here lately. Big things. Life-changing things. Things I’m not ready to discuss in this space yet, but when I do, you’ll understand my absence. Enough with the vagueness. Amid all the shock, the sadness, the rawness of it all, is a...

on (not) weekending

I’ve stopped blogging about our weekends, because they have fallen into a very predictable routine: Friday: Get home, go to dinner with extended family. Saturday: homemade pancakes (I apparently am the best pancake chef to my kids. who knew?). Drop C at my...

What’s working for me in 2016

Yoga. I haven’t been able to keep with the meditation habit, but I discovered Yoga with Adriene on YouTube one day and her 30-day Yoga Camp has been awesome. So many of the classes I’ve taken have turned into a dysfunctional yoga “competition”...

A few thoughts from December

This holiday seems more depressing than most. You would think there’s more of a chill in the air based on some of the colder news we’ve faced, everything from the attacks in Beirut and Paris, to several folks dear to me who were diagnosed with incurable...

Is it all a facade?

I’ve been trying to get into the habit of Morning Pages. I think mine may end up being End Of the Day pages, because the two days I tried last week, I ended up majorly crimping my arm because I was in such a rush. So its do them at night, or wake up at 5, and...

Hockey days and dads

We’ve migrated from soccer season to hockey season. We’ve exchanged cold early Saturday mornings for…other cold Saturday mornings, though this rink at least is not weather dependent. I’ll be honest: I don’t love it as much as I thought I...

Lately I have been

mourning the loss of the laptop. Friends, it’s kaput. My blogging will be brief until I can fund a new one. I’m currently stealing M’s computer and am also trying unsuccessfully to blog from my ancient iPad. eating this workday salad formula every...

What was sick in my house this week

1. My laptop. Turns out it has a case of hard-drive-it is. Pray my husband can resuscitate it. In the meantime I’m blogging from my phone, which is less than ideal and why things have been quiet lately. 2. My daughter. C woke me up at midnight Monday night with...