Parenting 101: The Good, the Bad and the Yucky

As a blogger, I try to balance sharing my life’s story with protecting the innocent. Well, usually it’s the not-so-innocent who are howling about what I write here and looking for protection. I want to be honest, to write about the yuckier side of life here, but I also don’t want those I love toRead more…

8 Things Not to Pack to Sail the Greek Islands

In case you’ve been living under a rock, which is what I consider anyone not as fiercely connected to Facebook as this blogger, I just returned from a nine-day trip to Greece. “What?” you’re thinking. “This would be coming as a total shock were it not for your non-stop posts about this trip over theRead more…

Why I travel solo

eat, pray, blog?

Sometimes I think I should have turned to screenwriting, rather than blogging as a creative outlet, because I tend to see things in cinematic terms. In my mind, I’m always composing the (improbably cheesy) Lifetime movie based upon, of course, The Life of Amy. Like one morning last spring I was jogging up a hill Read more…