Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Triumphant Mother’s Day at the Morgans’

In an attempt to keep Michael and Madelyn, my nephew and niece, from jumping into the freezing water this past Mother’s Day, my brother offered them a spin around the lake in my parents’ old wooden rowboat. The kids eagerly took him up on the offer and excitedly prepared to embark. My dad raced across […]

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Please won’t you be my neighbor?

I recently received some bittersweet news: my friends and neighbors Jed and Stacy both recently took new jobs outside of NYC, so off to the suburbs they go! Their sights are set on greener pastures, preferably with a big yard for their growing daughter, Hazel, and energetic dog, Momo.  They challenged me with taking pictures […]

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Your Thursday Fix

Plato said, “A dog has the soul of a philosopher.” I wonder what this little guy’s philosophy is!

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Unsolicited Advice for Beautiful Brides

“Everything changes, nothing remains without change.” – Buddha As we stood cutting the cake to the band’s rendition of “The Two of Us” by the Beatles on August 25, 2006, neither my husband nor I saw the foreboding in the lyrics: “You and I have memories longer than the road that stretches out ahead.” Despite […]

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State of Grace

From the moment Madelyn opened her eyes on the morning of April 14, 2012, until the moment she took off her beautiful dress, she was joyous. Jamming out to One Direction’s, “What Makes You Beautiful,” on repeat while she was getting her hair done, Madelyn could not wait to read her assigned passages aloud in […]

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