For awhile I kept hearing that I was too thin. It both disturbed and delighted me. Don't get me wrong, I am a healthy eater and borderline obsessive exerciser, yet I don't deny my body either food or rest. But there's something about being thin that feels powerful, in charge, in control. I grew up … Continue reading Why does “fit” sound like “fat” to me?
Maybe I'm simple or I have a low threshold for happiness. I'm not really sure, but what I do know is I had a fantastically, perfect weekend. As the weekend progressed, I mentally inventoried each special little thing that cumulatively gave me one of my favorite birthday celebrations ever. Noting 46 of these items was … Continue reading Birthday Weekend Memories!
In the spirit of life being comprised of moments and not years, I offer 45 special moments in time which I was blessed enough to enjoy in my 45th year... 1. Memorial Day Girls' weekend in Albany. 2. NYC with Liam - from the Met to running in the dark to Brooklyn from the Lower … Continue reading 45 of the most memorable moments of my 45th year
Last weekend may have been one of the best weekends ever. The weather was outstanding, the Wine Bar was beautifully busy, Lark Fest was once again a joy, and I got to take my middle son to SPAC to close out the season. Yep, pretty friggin' awesome. When the show was first announced, I decided a … Continue reading Florence + the Machine – SPAC, 9/16/12
On a recent morning that could only be described as glorious, I ran my first 10K. Slowly. I was kind of nervous about it since my body has continued to feel uncomfortable (polite euphemism for pain) from my tailbone/glute issues, and I really wanted to run the entire 10K even though there was a 5K … Continue reading My first 10K or, I run for donuts
Sixteen years ago, Lark Fest fell on my 30th birthday. I remember it was a beautiful late summer day, mild and sunny. My two best girlfriends had come to visit for the weekend and I was excited about so many things in my life. I was spending the day with my friends and sharing "my" … Continue reading Lark Fest
I can't vote for her, but you really should pull the lever next to Patricia Fahy's name if you're lucky enough to have it on your ballot. I've known Pat since our children attended daycare together and I've witnessed the energy and intelligence she brings to each task to which she devotes herself and believe … Continue reading Fahy for Assembly