Let Them Be Little!
School’s out for Summer! Look out Kindergarten, 4th and 7th grades! Josey started the year with a big transition from elementary to middle school. But she’s the only one who will be staying next year. Fourth grade will be in another building across town for Adler. And Davy starts Kindergarten in a third elementary school (my…
All the Fall things!
Love pumpkin spice and wondering what to throw in the cart and what to leave on the shelf? I’ve got you! Here are my fave fall finds, primarily from Trader Joe’s and Target.
Happy Birthday, Bess!
To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Women’s Right to Vote, Warren County Historical Society volunteers are publishing a book this summer on the Women of Warren County, Iowa, who made a difference. It seemed fitting to share today in honor of what would’ve been Bess’ 106th birthday.
Happy Birthday to Me!
38 is Great (Well so Far!) Today was how birthdays should be — the sun comes out, your favorite songs play on the radio and people spoil you kind of day. Growing up, my mom always made a big deal about birthdays, and that’s stuck with me. I always celebrate the same way…by taking the…
Third Trimester Pavlovian Conditioning
I loved my first job out of college at a swanky Manhattan law firm for a variety of reasons. One factor I’ve recently appreciated is these sentiments were encouraged Pavlovian style. I associated going to work with the reward of an anything one could desire, made-to-order breakfast for a few dollars at the firm’s cafeteria.…
Age of Conversation 3
Today is the big day–the anticipated launch date of the book I co-authored with top bloggers from around the world–Age of Coversation 3! It’ll soon be available on Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, kindle and the new iPad thanks to Channel V Books.I’ve always dreamed of having one of my books published (ya know, the ones I’ve yet…
Not so pleasant pregnancy symptoms
Disclaimer: If you’re the type of person who squirms at the thought of buying a box of tampons or at women experiencing bodily functions, this is not the post for you. If, however, you are pregnant, have been pregnant or have/have had a pregnant partner, you’ll likely relate and chuckle. I’ve watched enough television and…
Before the tech even said the words, I knew–we were having a little girl who now had a name, Josephine. Though I did not cry, my eyes welled up with tears of happiness. Something about that moment forever changed my world. We are going to have a little girl, and my thoughts drifted to Easter…
Although I write for a living, I’ve just begun my journey as blogger. Admittedly, I have much to learn yet lots to share. As one Irishman once told me, I didn’t need to kiss the Blarney stone for the gift of gab!