May 20 15

I’m feeling a little like a nomad of late, only without all the camels. I am also feeling so incredibly lucky and thankful that my overly generous in-laws refused to allow us to be homeless for the eleven weeks between when we turned off the lights and locked the door…

May 13 15

I am kind of, sort of in love with the Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast. It’s funny, it’s smart, and I find myself nodding in agreement more often than not. The one about American Idol ending was so completely on point. I like the full episodes, the small batches, and I…

May 6 15

Isabella has a sister who seems like she was born to perform. Always singing, dancing, acting. She was Mary Poppins and Dorothy Gale all in the same year. Isabella always did her own thing, not really expressing much interest in what Emily was doing. When Emily was dancing, Isabella opted…

May 4 15

It all started a few weeks ago on a Saturday morning. Our family was all getting ready to go to synagogue, as we do almost every single week. But I was having a very blah day. I couldn’t find a dress I wanted to wear, and I was getting frustrated…

April 29 15

In October of 2010, my dad had a heart attack. My siblings and I spent many, many hours sitting on the floor in hospital rooms and on chairs in waiting rooms. We waited and worried, and worried and waited. We listened to big words we didn’t understand, and we sat…

April 28 15

Today, a SOLD sign went up on a lovely red-bricked house that was purchased this past Thursday evening. Mine.  It’s truly a miracle that on July 31st, our family will be moving into this lovely not-in-need-of-any-work home, beginning an awfully big adventure, filled with many changes. {A miracle, yes, but…

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