motherhood

Mother’s Day: A Poem, Donkeys, and a Walk Into Town

May 12, 2013
Mother

I was expecting a lot of rain for Mother’s Day, so in my mind we weren’t going to do anything special today. But when I rolled out of bed, the sunshine was steaming through the window. It was absolutely beautiful outside! I didn’t get breakfast in bed, darn, but Don made pancakes and L picked […]

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Touching Sharks at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk

September 1, 2012
Norwalk Aquarium, Connecticut

There was one thing I definitely wanted to do this summer: take Landon to the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk. It has been over two years since our last visit. I had saved a coupon for it that expired yesterday, so we piled in the car and drove 45 minutes to Connecticut, with a short stop […]

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Enjoying Our Last Few Days of Summer

August 31, 2012

Are your kids back in school? I still have a few more precious days with Landon before he starts first grade on Wednesday. It has been a great summer. L went to the town summer camp, then to the YMCA camp for two weeks, and to farm camp for one. He learned to swim and […]

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Heat Wave, Papa, and Another Dentist Visit

July 16, 2012

I’m tired. It’s so hot here in Westchester, and has been for a few weeks now, I think it’s sucking the energy out of me. Or maybe it could be that not getting enough sleep is finally catching up to me. After I took L to his swim class and then summer camp, I came […]

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