Weekend in PA

THANKSGIVING WEEKEND for us was a mix of longstanding traditions and new experiences. We began our favorite weekend of the year with our traditional Thursday morning drive north, complete with all 18 minutes of Arlo Guthrie's Alice's Restaurant. Thanksgiving wouldn't be Thanksgiving unless my kids suffer through this tradition! After... Read more →

We Do Dewey Beach

WE SPENT LAST WEEK in Dewey Beach, Delaware. It was a typical beach week - I wore nothing but plastic shoes and never bothered with makeup. The kids stayed up late and slept in. We made it down to the beach each afternoon and stayed till after the lifeguards dragged... Read more →

Childless (this week)

DON'T GET ME WRONG: I love my boys. More than words can say. With every fiber of my being; to the very depths of my core. Even the fleeting thought of something bad happening to one of them causes my heart to quicken, my respirations to increase, and a huge... Read more →


There was a jukebox at the swimming pool I went to as a kid. The songs it contained make up the soundtrack of the summers of my youth. What songs do you remember from your younger years? Read more →