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Last year, a friend of mine was diagnosed with breast cancer. She fought the good fight with the most grace and dignity I have ever seen, and now she is (happily) cancer-free. This past weekend, on a unseasonably cold, damp—and emotional—Saturday morning, a bunch of us—Team Maria— ran and walked in a local Komen Race for […]

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I like Hillary Clinton’s new logo. There. I said it.                       It doesn’t look like something done in MS Paint (but, internet, maybe some of your iterations of it–that were ACTUALLY DONE in MS Paint–do), rather it comes across as bold, and I really don’t see the […]

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This week was wonderful, in that we were almost all back where we belong (with the exception of the teenager, who goes back to school tomorrow), and the longest ever, because, well, we were all back where we belong. School, work and activities consumed our days, and before I knew it, it was 5:37 on […]

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Remember how great a snow day was when you were young? The older you got, and the more work school had become, the better a snow day was. Elementary school snow days were fun (SLEDDING!), middle school snow days were down right awesome (BOSSING YOUNGER KIDS AROUND WHILE SLEDDING!), and high school snow days? Well, […]

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Last year I made no New Year’s resolutions. Instead I opted for a birthday resolution–in October–to start running. Several 5K’s, a relay race and a half marathon, I think we can check that as a resolution fulfilled. This year I was a little busy and feeling uncreative when my birthday rolled around, so I didn’t […]

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