Fun for a lifetime

I took our daughter and her friend to see Harry Styles last weekend at Madison Square Garden in New York, and the trip was a top five favorite parenting experience. We drove under crisp October skies on highways lined with forests of pumpkin orange and saffron yellow. Leaves fluttered against blue sky as 18-wheeler winds … Continue reading Fun for a lifetime

Driving practice

At 5:40 this morning, in the dark and drizzle, we pulled away from the curb with my 15 year old daughter at the wheel. I sat in the passenger seat and watched the wet road, saw coppery leaves in a pretty drift under the tree they’d fallen from, undisturbed yet by cars driving over them. … Continue reading Driving practice

Just saying hi

I’ve been busy at work these past weeks and have worked beyond my self-imposed boundaries. Now that Christmas is here, I feel light, and this weekend, I feel a sense of, ahhhh for the first time in a while. I’m leading a book club next week, which I’m excited about, and also, everything slows down … Continue reading Just saying hi