Joie d'Eve

The Big Scare

It wasn’t for a good reason (although it all turned out OK), but I...

Summer Plans: Filling our days until school starts again

It’s officially the doldrums now, I think.  Memorial Day is over. Summer camps are on...

Gecko Life – How I grudgingly embraced reptile ownership

“Parenthood will take you all kinds of wild places,” my mom used to say. And...

Sandwiched, Again

My favorite sandwich, maybe ever but definitely in my college days, was at a...

Heat Wave

It’s officially too hot outside to do anything except:A. Eat sno-balls/drink daiquiris (as age-appropriate)B....

A Recipe for Happiness

My 15-year-old daughter leaves tomorrow for most of the summer, spent with her father,...

More Than Thoughts and Prayers

I had a lot to say after Columbine, one year out of high school...

A Decade Down?

They say it goes fast, right? The days are long, but the years are...

Almost There

This is the time of the school year where I’ve sort of given up.  My...

Muddling Through Mother’s Day

For some reason, I guess, I thought Mother’s Day would be OK. My mom...

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