Who Was My First Crush?

Well. Tomorrow is the day we pick up Cassidy from the airport! Such extreme happy feelings to that ....more

Love is the Ultimate Adventure.

Cassidy left for Brazil a week ago today. Spring break started two days later. In the beginning, I was in a tizzy with momentum ....more

No Really, It’s Sandals Season!

Well it was.. for two days.. and now it’s back to your regular New England Spring Programming ....more

Are You An Old Soul?

Lately I start every Friday post with all that has gone wrong in the week, because there’s been a lot of that lately. Bad weather, too much work, not enough sleep, and nasty viruses galore. I’m happy to say that this week was beautiful and healthy, and I drank enough water too! ...more

The Darkest Point of the Night.

In that place between being awake and being asleep, it happened very early Tuesday morning. Every now and then, I’m quickly awakened from deep and unsettling dreams. Then I find myself in that place between dreams and waking life, where whatever I was dreaming about has taken hold ....more

How To Keep Your Cat Happy & Healthy.

I think you all know by now that I was very inexperienced with cats until last year. Ever a dog person, no one was more surprised than I was when our magical garden “fairies” (according to our then four-year-old) brought two lost kittens into our garden last June. They were very young and very homeless, and suddenly ours ....more

Things That Make You Go Hmm..

What did this week throw at me? A stomach virus (Scarlet), a cold so bad he missed three days of school (Des), and a partridge in a pear tree (Athena). Actually, it was three porcupine quills that I removed from her face, but I liked partridge in a pear tree better ....more

Let Them Be Little.

New England has a fifth season. Can you guess what it is? Nestled comfortably in the awkward silence between winter and spring ....more

How I Got My Groove Back.

This is probably preliminary because I haven’t really gotten my groove back yet. There was a moment on Friday night, in which I got pretty darn close. After a very fun and successful Passover Seder, and following a hard week – smack dab in the middle of another virus within the family – I felt strong again ....more

Over The Borderline.

Feel free to use this handy dandy video as a blog post soundtrack: I feel so borderline today. I feel so borderline lately. I feel completely scraped out, but ready to start anew ....more