Greek Coffee. French Cigarettes. Aegean Sea. Long Lost Friend. Continue reading Where I would rather be right now:
When I was a little kid, probably like many of you who read this blog, A Very Hungry Caterpillar was my very favorite book, so when I was pregnant and preparing for my daughter’s life outside of my belly, this book was of course one of the first things I bought. Nearly every night since my daughter was born I have read this story, and I … Continue reading What I learned from a very hungry caterpillar.
My daughter’s new best friend is the daughter of my old best friend. Who knew symmetry could be so much fun? Continue reading Like Mamas Like Daughters
This week I became a bad mother. That indestructible golden thread that holds everything together, woven from the strength of motherhood, finally began to fray, finally has proven itself not so indestructible after all. It started a few weeks ago when the stomach flu and a day care cold turned into a touch of pneumonia (a scary word for all parents, but especially for us), … Continue reading Oatmeal at Dawn
Before I started blogging, I wasn’t even really sure what a blog was. I knew about a bunch of books that had been made from blogs, and that big Meryl Streep cooking movie, of course, but I hadn’t ever actually followed any blogs and didn’t have a clear idea of what made a good blog good. Did I need to post every day? Did everything … Continue reading Six Months Old
When my husband and I moved to South Pasadena two years ago it felt like the biggest move we would ever make in our life together, despite being the shortest. Our new house was less than five miles from our old one, but it seemed like we had moved to another world. Whether on York, on Colorado, or on the freeway, there is a distinct … Continue reading Suburban Home