Be Still

  I don’t like to be still. Once, my Irish college roommate scolded me for “hoovering” the carpet at 9am. Apparently, this is early for college students, but I had been up for hours. I don’t like to be still. A two-hour movie is often too much of a commitment for me. I don’t like … [Read more…]

My Favorite Things

Our preschooler goes to a Montessori school. Before I had children, I taught in a public school and I had my own opinions about Montessori schools. I will admit my own ignorance here (work in progress)…in my mind, children who went to Montessori school lacked structure and were given too many choices. After a very … [Read more…]

Dealing with Disappointment

A year and a half ago, my husband told me that he wanted to apply for a job in Texas. I am a New Englander, through and through. TEXAS?  My response was, “You can apply, but I’m not moving to Texas.” This job was perfect for Earl. He is a professional jazz musician and the … [Read more…]


Don’t get me wrong. I love facebook. I can only imagine how many days of my life I have wasted on facebook. But, we all know that it exists to make us look good. Have you seen my cute kids? How about that great hair day I had last week? Look how many “friends” I … [Read more…]