Help Other People” (or hLP UDR PUDPAL)

While wading through the ocean of paperwork, pictures, photos, artwork ad worksheets sent home in the stuffed Trader Joe’s brown paper bag by my daughter’s teacher on the last day of school, I was trying to figure out the eternal parenting quandary – how much of this stuff do I keep, and how much can [ Read More ]

Our Place.

I had been at my friend’s house at one of the monthly literary salons she hosts, and it was a beautiful night.  The weather had been pretty miserable and rainy for the preceding days and the stillness of the air amidst the bustling Manhattan streets was both welcome and refreshing.  Scott had been at an event [ Read More ]

How Do You See Yourself?

The other night, after the kids had gone to bed, while the Ranger game was on in the background and Scott and I were finally getting a few minutes to sit down together, I got sucked into that black hole that is the world of Buzzfeed quizzes. This one promised to finally and definitively answer [ Read More ]

Stream-of-Consciousness On Self and Self-Acceptance

I am writing and learning and evolving constantly. I am becoming a new person at 36. A better person, I hope. I am finding my way to become who I want to be and allow myself to open doors to the life and the friendships and the love I want to have in my life. [ Read More ]

I Thought We Had More Time.

  I sad because my legs no work so good.  I no run fast like Parker. My legs no work. It’s the heavy silence that follows the bomb dropping, where all you can hear is the sound of your own heartbeat pounding out its instantly accelerated rhythm in your ears, followed by the air slowly leaving [ Read More ]