It had all started pretty innocently. For once, we weren’t in a hurry, we had about three hours to spare. The … More
Category: Personal Essay
A Different Feeling for this July 4th
Although today is a day of celebration, it doesn’t feel like it has in the past, at least to me. … More
Year End Chaos
What year end, you ask? Well, you would know if you are a parent! If you’ve got a kid in … More
Fear of being Normal!
I hate that new trendy phrase “Free Range parenting” used to describe what I consider “Normal” parenting. It somehow makes the … More
Memorial Day Weekend As A Business
From a really terrific article over at Entrepreneur Magazine ….. Memorial Day is a day of remembrance, appreciation for sacrifice … More
Missing A Princess On Star Wars Day
When I was a kid, some friends brought Star Wars action figures to school and we played with them at … More
Food & Family Traditions
I listen to NPR a lot and as a lifelong New Yorker my all time favorite show is The Leonard … More
Do Local Elections Matter?
Voter turnout is awful in national elections and diving in local elections. I live in a relatively well-off community but come … More
Why do we care about sports?
Being a fan of any sports team is pretty stupid. [Disclaimer: I am a fan of sports teams.] What I … More