Things I Suddenly Care About

Things I Suddenly Care About: High school sports. Chrissy Teigen. Stretching. Habits (both the good and bad variety). Yo-Yo Ma’s Bach’s cello suites. Acceptance. Mascara. Poetry. My upper arms. The meaning of life. Got anything to add? Feel free in the comments below. If you want to stay in the loop, sign up over thereRead more…

Where Does the Time Go?

Time management has never been my strong suit. I begin most days well-intentioned, with big plans to DO THIS and DO THAT, which mostly degenerates into watching videos on Facebook and taking quizzes to determine who was Rory’s best boyfriend on the Gilmore Girls. So I was really struck by a recent piece in The NewRead more…

Yes, Please (Part 2)

To be filed under “Everyone’s a Comedian.” Also: “Just say ‘Yes.’” My 12yo son and I went to Trader Joe’s yesterday to stock up on English muffins and frozen strawberries. A weekly event. As we scurried through the hot parking lot toward the icy interior of the store, a woman I had noticed as IRead more…

My Hong Kong Trip, Part 2

  When we last left this blogger, she had staggered off a 16-hour flight, spit out an expletive and proceeded to tour Hong Kong with her expat neighbors along with her two youngest children. The China trip had always seemed so far away because we booked it so far in advance. I am usually pretty last-minute andRead more…