Rites of Passage: The 2010 Lists are Out

This morning after a much needed, but not brilliant run, (my first in, what, two weeks? so please, give me a break) I lingered over breakfast while browsing through the New York Times. After glancing over the headlines of a slow news day, e.g. Mayor Bloomberg and...

A Preemie Story

My daughter weighed 1lb 13oz (822 grams) when she was born. This week we celebrated her 16th birthday. For my daughter it is a significant milestone. She can now get a learner’s permit to drive! For her parents it means that and so much more. She doesn’t have any...

The Devil has White Hair & Wears a Christmas Sweater

5 Ways to Put the All-You-Can-Eat Genie Back in the Bottle: Part 2 The party actually went pretty well. I actually managed to follow all five of my party survival tips. Wearing my Banana Republic skinny jeans (1), I arrived with a tummy filled with carrots (2). I had...

A Merry Christmas Wish, the Gift of Laugher

What I think we can always use in this life, whether things are going as we like and we are reasonably happy, or we are stressed to the max and feel we can't possibly take it anymore, is a good laugh. The importance of exercising and maintaining our sense of humor...