Archive for May 2012

House Keeping

Hello there!  We interrupt this blog to bring you a few announcements. I’ve updated my News section (feel free to check and send it to all your New England friends!) but I wanted to let you know where you can find me this summer.   On June 30th I’ll be at one of my favorite…

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How Not to Lose

Last week, as I faced off against my ever cocky teenaged fencing opponent, it occurred to me: I was going to lose. Sadly, this is not the first time I’ve been graced with this epiphany. I have never been the speediest turtle, nor the most coordinated.  Because I am old and crafty and gifted with…

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Snark, Deleted

This was originally a snarky post to the driver who almost sent me into a ditch when I was out jogging this weekend, but cooler heads have prevailed. (Lady in the tan SUV, you can thank my husband. In the meantime, back away from the accelerator!)  While I calm down, I’m sending you over to…

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Wild Things

When my babies were little, they loved Where The Wild Things Are.  On rainy days like today, we’d sometimes turn the living room into a forest, with topsy-turvy chairs and blankets to hide beneath, and stage our own Wild Rumpus.  Max was baaaad, they said, and delighted in his misbehavior, and in the fact that…

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Staring at the Sun

A writing board I am on is asking tough questions these days. Questions like ‘Why do you write?’ and ‘Will you stop writing if you don’t get published?’ (Usually the questions are more like ‘Does anybody want to meet for drinks on Friday?’ and ‘Who is hotter, James McAvoy or Daniel Craig?”) A few of…

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