This magic moment

Able to sit on your own -were you able to do that yesterday?- you play with your toys,carefully scrutinizing each one,as though you're looking at it for the first time.Your tiny handshave learned to play your toy piano.With each note,you grin with pride and glee.You look up at me,as if to say, "Are you watching, Mama?"...more


I feel good... DaNaNaNaNaNaNa. It's day 2 of my fitness goal, and I am not only on track, but also enjoying it. Don't get me wrong - I'm not jumping out of bed with a spring in my step or anything. To the contrary, I lay in bed for 30 minutes talking myself into it and then drag myself downstairs at a sloth's pace. But after the second or third yoga pose, my eyes are finally open, and I'm proud of myself for making a good choice. ...more

Julie, Julia, and me

When I read Julie & Julia as my in-air entertainment last October, it resonated with me in a way I hadn't expected. I thought it would be fun to learn more about The Julie/Julia Project, but I didn't think I'd necessarily take anything away from it. ...more

Stay gold, Patrick Swayze. Stay gold.