Category: The Friends

Don’t Just Say Yes — Get Your Calendar Out

“We have to get together for coffee soon.” “Let’s totally have drinks!” “I would love to go for lunch—I never see you!” “It’s been way too long, I miss your face. Plans?” These are actual things I have said, on more than one occasion, to more than one person. And…

Auld Lang Syne

It took us a really long time — and the help of several of our friends and family — to realize that last year we weren’t in Milwaukee for the Jewish New Year holiday of Rosh Hashanah. Last year, the holidays were super early (thanks lunar calendar) and fell just…

THE COTTAGE—Redux

Remember when I first moved to Canada and I was confused about loonies and milk bags and THE COTTAGE? “What is this THE COTTAGE place? Is it like Disneyland? Is it a resort? A hotel? Is it where Snow White lives? Is it like The Dells in Wisconsin? Why does…

BlogHer: Not Enough in 2012

So, I am home from BlogHer. I hopped into a cab and got on an earlier flight (for freeee!) yesterday morning because I was really missing my little ones and I’m so thankful I did because even though TSA stole my Trader Joe’s cookie butter, I a) got to stand…

So Long and Thanks For All the Band-Aids.

I took a chunk out of my knee in the shower this morning because I am super smart. I bled for a good half hour and knew that I probably needed a stitch, because, well, of course I did. It was Thanksgiving, and all I could think in that very…

…Just Like The Bus Scene in Almost Famous

We have a babysitter every Sunday night. What this means, of course, is that even when I am exhausted from a busy, busy weekend and I just want to take my pants off and crawl under my covers and read Harry Potter, I can’t, because at 7:30pm, the babysitter shows…

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