Monthly Archives: November 2014

To This Sick Beat

Earlier this week, and I’m not even sure how it happened, the girls and I re-created the Matchmaker scene from Fiddler On The Roof. You know the one. I mean, we’re talking complete with towels that we used to become Yenta. It was hilarious and ridiculous, and basically the most…

How Very Le Baiser De l’hôtel de Ville

One morning in Florence, we stood on platform #12, waiting for the high-speed train to arrive from Rome only to turn around and speedily take us right back there for our last two days in Italy—two bonus days that were added to our itinerary because Alitalia changed flights on us….

The Best Thing

The question I have gotten most since my return from Italy has, without a doubt, been: What was the BEST part of your trip?  Now, as you can probably imagine, this is a really difficult question to answer, since every single day was filled with the best thing. At the…

Connected Enough

I didn’t bring my laptop with me on this trip. This could be a first for me. Usually I have reason to bring it along, work mostly, but also because it’s a thing I bring along, the same way I always travel with my Orla Kiely makeup bag stuffed inside…

But There’s No Coffee In My Coffee

You wouldn’t call me well-traveled. Certainly not if you don’t want actually well-traveled people to laugh at you. I’ve seen a good chunk of the U.S., and a smallish chunk of Canada, and I dipped my feet across the border into Tijuana once. I have been to a few islands,…

A New Normal

Isabella came home all smiles yesterday. She had auditioned for her school play — High School Musical — with a roar-y Katy Perry song and it had gone better than she’d hoped. “Mama, they were all hopping along with my singing. I was the only one who got HOPS from…

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