Archive for December, 2010

Closing Time

Today is the last day of school for the kids before their Christmas break, that glorious in limbo time when reality seems to stop for a weeks.  No alarm clocks. No homework. No scheduled lunches and tests. It’s been a while since I was in school myself, but I can’t help but feel that I’m […]


Daily Photo: Sidewalk Art

Sidewalk art in New York City. There was no explanation or sign or artist nearby. Just this chalk picture in the middle of the sidewalk.



Yesterday he was ten. Today he is eleven. Yesterday I was a scared 19 year old kid and today I am a mother of two who is still pretty scared of messing them up, but no longer afraid of being his everything.  In fact, I wish I could hold on to those moments a little bit […]


Daily Photo: Fried Snot

I have this crazy habit of trying to eat the local cuisine whenever I visit a place. In Charleston, South Carolina, some teeny bopper waitress insisted that fried oysters was the very best the city had to offer, so I ordered a whole plate full. Fried oysters taste like fried snot. In other words, not […]


Daily Photo: Kissing Dolphins

Kissing Cindy at Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida.


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