Many months ago, I stated my intentions to run After the Leaves Have Fallen, my first half marathon. Now I know there are some people who don't follow through on intentions, but, that's not my way. I said it, I meant it and I was committed to doing it, despite the fact that I recently … Continue reading The leaves fell, I didn’t
Specifically, I'm sorry that I didn't participate in getting the vote out. How sad is it that a decision as vital as whether to renovate and replace parts of the current high school could be decided by such a small percentage of the city's population? Can't we do better than that? I'm also sorry that … Continue reading I voted “Yes” on the AHS project and now I’m sorry
Saturday afternoon, much to their father's chagrin,* the boys and I attended a matinée showing of the newest James Bond movie, Spectre. We're big Bond fans in my family, owning the entire collection of films and always willing to debate the merits of the various actors who have taken a turn in the starring role. … Continue reading Finally – James Bond gets a woman!
The first time I remember wanting to be a runner I was about 12 or 13. It seemed like such a cool thing to do - put your sneakers on and a pair of nylon, fluorescent colored shorts (it was the 80s) and just GO. I was infatuated with the idea, but, as I've come … Continue reading I didn’t know
Months ago, as I started to imagine what Lark + Lily might look like, I had an idea about how I would like to officially launch the new business my brother and I were in the process of purchasing. I’ve been to soft openings, friends and family events and ribbon cuttings over the years and … Continue reading Ladies First
I should start by admitting that the same dark green velvet dress has been the base of my Halloween costume for three consecutive years. Do not underestimate my ability to be creative when it comes to working a pretty gown into the plan! Last night I covered the top of the dress with a lace … Continue reading A rock star Halloween