The sweetest book – Survival Lessons by Alice Hoffman

This title arrived in a recent order and I immediately wanted to touch it, to pick it up and carry it.  It charmed with its cover alone and I borrowed it for the recent holiday break.  I carried it in my 48.5 lb luggage to New Orleans and back without cracking its spine, but yesterday, … Continue reading The sweetest book – Survival Lessons by Alice Hoffman

45 of the most memorable moments of my 45th year

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

Minding my Ps and Qs or adventures in parenting Quinn

My youngest son, Quinn, was born when I was 38.  My pregnancy was considered "premium" and I had obstetrician appointments so frequently towards the end of my 40 weeks, that I joked I was going to pitch a tent in the waiting room to eliminate the driving back and forth.  Maybe the humor I was … Continue reading Minding my Ps and Qs or adventures in parenting Quinn