Yesterday was Mother's Day, and my mom, brother and I were able to celebrate together for the first time in over a decade. It was wonderful to be together (also: my brother had his hooding ceremony for his master's degree, which was amazing, and proud doesn't cover it)! Anyone who's had the pleasure of meeting … Continue reading An Ode to Debi.
As my step-sister Katie said upon leaving Denver this morning, "I've got a case of the Sundays." But let's focus on the positives: I had wonderful visitors this weekend, it's a beautiful day outside, and I used a shop vac like a boss this morning. We visited Red Rocks this weekend and enjoyed the view … Continue reading Sing-a-long.
Hello, howdy, hola, friends! (It's been so long, I felt like you all deserved a selection of hellos.) At the risk of starting on a note of negativity, the weather in Denver has been ROUGH lately. I shouldn't complain, since we get pretty spoiled out here, but dear lord. I think we're getting all our … Continue reading Work it Out.
Hello, long-lost friends! How've you been? Hope you've all been enjoying the start of spring. I just returned from a glorious wedding weekend in Michigan. My dear friends Kate and Andy were married in a charming town on Lake Michigan, and it was a lovely wedding. Kate is the sweetest woman I know, but she … Continue reading Wedded bliss.
This past weekend, a bunch of my favorite ladies gathered in the Hudson Valley for our dear friend Kate’s bachelorette party. It was an amazing weekend. There were so many magnums of Cristal poured over so many male strippers’ chests…if by “magnums of Cristal” you mean bottles of pinot noir, and if by “over male strippers’ chests” … Continue reading Bachelorette Bash.
When I was two, my grandparents traveled to England to visit my grandmother's pen pal. They also visited Scotland, and they brought back a doll for me. This doll had golden ringlets topped with a plaid beret, and she wore a matching kilt with white knee socks and little black mary janes. She stood upright, … Continue reading #YesScotland.
Friends! I've been absentee lately - the last month or two have been ridiculously fun. I went to a bachelorette party in the Poconos, my beautiful step-sister got married near Chicago, a co-worker's daughter had her bat mitzvah, and OH YEAH, I got published in a literary magazine. But today's topic is my long-awaited, glorious … Continue reading