Over the Labor Day weekend, my children and I went home to Long Island to visit my dad and my siblings. Our first stop is always at my dad’s house. As is typical, he was dressed in a flannel shirt and sweatpants, despite the rising temperatures outside. Continue reading
Like many people yesterday, I read and watched the 9/11 anniversary tributes and events. I couldn’t help but think about my own memories of the day and consequently how that day changed my life. Continue reading
This summer, I decided to have a mini vegetable garden consisting of tomatoes, cucumbers, basil and parsley. I had the brilliant idea of planting the tomatoes and basil in the same pot and foolishly listened to the garden expert who told me that as long as I trestled the cucumbers, they’d be fine. Continue reading
About a week ago, I was going about my business doing errands with my son. Nothing exciting mind you, but I was enjoying the time with him as any parent would given that the last person teenagers want to be with on a Saturday morning is their mother. Continue reading
Over the past few weeks, we’ve had a number of milestones in our family. My daughter was promoted from eighth grade and my son graduated high school. It has been a whirlwind of caps and gowns and pomps and circumstances! Many proud mama moments. Continue reading
Hero or Human?
Recently I attended my daughter’s spring concert. Included in the program was the middle school jazz band. While I was certainly looking forward to my daughter’s choral pieces, a big part of me was also intrigued by the jazz band. Continue reading