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Category Archives: Family

Surprise

As I cursed my way to the bottom of the drawer that holds my handbags lamenting my bad fortune and forgetting just briefly how darn lucky I am to get to attend terrific parties, I happened upon this little number… Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Family, Fashion | 8 Comments

Pumpkin Spice

The picturesque mascot of all things fall makes me abundantly happy. Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Children, Decorating, Family, Holidays, Memories, Seasons | 8 Comments

Selfies

I want to be able to look back – even if over just a few months or years – and see us. Us as we are. Us as we were. Continue reading

Posted in Family, Memories, Photography, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

The Whole World Nicer

He was silent as he continued to stare at me. Deeply and for almost a full minute. He was taking me all in. I never broke his gaze. Continue reading

Posted in Clothing, Family, Health, Travel | 22 Comments

Rest In Peace

School photos? Unruly cowlick? He cut my hair until my fifty-first year. No one else did. Not ever in all those years. Not even when I moved whole states away. Continue reading

Posted in Death, Family, Memories | 15 Comments

Truly Blessed

It isn’t hard for us to find reasons to be thankful. We are truly blessed. Yet some days it is harder than others. Sometimes the din of daily challenges drowns out the good in our lives. Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Children, Entrepreneurs, Family, Holidays, Memories, Relationships, Sisters, Small Business | 1 Comment

Living With Cancer

Let’s start with the simple truth: Both of our parents have cancer. At the same time, in their separate homes. Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Celebrations, Family, Health, Shopping, Small Business | 14 Comments

Carrying The Beauty With Me

I glared at her with eyes that reminded her that I was the boss of me, not her. Continue reading

Posted in Family, Health, Work | 1 Comment

Hands Free Existence

I am afraid of missing what’s right in front of me – my friends, my loves, curious strangers, the familiar, the unknown – because my face is buried in a screen and fidgeting with buttons and prompts. Continue reading

Posted in Family, Travel | 2 Comments

Behemoths and Mach Speed

Our son has been back in New Jersey, where he goes to college, since mid-June. He was home briefly for deep sleep, a little touch of his old life, and a thrilling one-time experience. Continue reading

Posted in Children, Decorating, Family, Memories, Motherhood | 2 Comments