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The (New) Feeling of Helping Others

The (New) Feeling of Helping Others

I am not a very charitable person. Yes, I donate money every year to various organizations. I take clothes and household items to Goodwill. And I give my kids canned foods to take to school. But really that’s it.
Life's Dewlaps: Redesigned

Life’s Dewlaps: Redesigned

If you’re on this page, and you’ve been to my blog before, then I don’t have to tell you… My site has been redesigned! If this is your first time here, then welcome. And just disregard the above sentence. Here’s something most people don’t know: I started writing Life’s Dewlaps way, way back in September...
On Coming Alive: My Mom 2.0 Experience

On Coming Alive: My Mom 2.0 Experience

The spinning in my head is finally slowing down. And I’m starting to make sense of my Mom 2.0 experience last weekend and plan for how I’m going to take what I learned and implement it in my social media world. One of my biggest concerns going in to my first blogging conference was that...

High School Already?

My Baby (Summer 2006) My son is starting high school this week. And he’s acting like he hasn’t got a care in the world, cool as the six jars of homemade jalapeno sauce curing in our refrigerator for 21 days. Too bad I can’t say the same about myself. The past couple of days, I’ve...

Other People’s Weddings/My Belated Announcement

I admit it. I’m 44 years old. Married, divorced, remarried and yet, every Sunday, I read the Weddings/Celebrations section in the New York Times. And have been reading it since the late 1980’s when I moved to Manhattan after graduating from college. I left NYC over 12 years ago and get the Times delivered to...

I’m Going "The Stir" Crazy

I haven’t been able to sleep for days. Well, at least sleep past 5:00 a.m. I’m just so excited about life. It’s summer and I’ve been traveling and even have a few more trips on my agenda. I’m married to a wonderful, fine-looking, cooking man. My kids are happy, healthy and (mostly) a pleasure to...