Tag Archives: Life

Giving thanks.

I’d just plopped into the chair and dipped my aching feet into the pre-pedicure foot bath when every phone in the nail salon simultaneously buzzed. Emergency alert. Uh-oh, what’s up? In SoCal on a windy, dry Monday afternoon in November, … Continue reading

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Family Album: the long road home.

It’s been too much fun. Vegas with this crew already seems like a long time ago. Amazing time with them! Then NYC, special as ever. Best, of course, always, is seeing this kiddo. And wow, some other memorable moments, too… … Continue reading

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And just like that…

Overnight, poof! In the snap of a finger, the snap of a leafless twig, a season has departed. We walked home from the Upper East Side late night before last, the pavement dark but glistening from the day’s drizzle. It … Continue reading

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Husband goes shopping: hell freezes over.

Yes, I can assure you they are wearing mittens in hell this weekend. Because NEWS FLASH:┬áthe CE voluntarily walked into a department store! He walked, in fact, the entire three blocks from our apartment to the new flagship Nordstrom department … Continue reading

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Family Album: Sinfully Fun.

No one falls for Las Vegas like me. Not even close. I can prove it: one shattered radius, one fractured ulna. And oh, the icing on the cake? Remember how I kept saying my back hurt? Fracture at L-4. I … Continue reading

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Highly seasoned.

As a Midwesterner marooned in SoCal, it took me decades to accept what passes for seasons here. January through December, all I saw was weather that was never too cold but never quite warm enough. No, of course it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Loquat-ious.

Do you ever wake up feeling utterly useless? No, of course you don’t. Because you didn’t stupidly fall recently and pulverize your arm and do who-knows-what kind of violence to your back. Ugh. A lost summer. The arm is coming … Continue reading

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