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Monthly archive August, 2012
Parental Pride (The Joy Of Having Teenagers)

Parental Pride (The Joy Of Having Teenagers)

My children. Recreational athletes, world travelers, teenage scholars, connoisseurs of their stepfather’s cooking and now this: comedic videographers. Actually, secret comedic videographers. Picture this: I’m sitting in my uncomfortable middle seat on the plane last Friday morning, heading to Atlanta. Headphones on. Listening to the Foo Fighters on my iPhone. And reading David Remnick’s profile...
Back-To-School: Waking Up Early

Back-To-School: Waking Up Early

This summer, I got really used to sleeping in. I don’t mean college-years sleeping in until 11:00 or 12:00. I mean the adult version, getting up around 7:30 or 8:00. Which felt like sleeping in to me because for the nine months prior to summer, I had been getting up at 5:30 with my high...
Likes, And Dislikes, Of A 17 Day Vacation

Likes, And Dislikes, Of A 17 Day Vacation

17 days. That’s how long I’ve been gone for. 17 days of vacation. Just me and my husband. Las Vegas. Southern California. I don’t think I’ve traveled for that long a period of time (as an adult) since my first honeymoon. And we all know how that went. So as I’m settling back in, before...