Blast from the Past: Alice’s Search for New Parents

One of my favorite things about keeping a blog is being able to document even the smallest events in our lives. On a recent trip down memory lane, I came across Alice’s plea…

A Letter to Seventeen Magazine

Dear Seventeen Magazine, In 1993, you put a call out for “regular” girls to send in their pictures to be featured in a future issue. Image Credit My mom did my hair.…

Dear Kids – Please Slow Down

I blinked, and all of a sudden, we’re wearing coats, the days are getting shorter – my kids are getting older. Miles had his first day of 3-year-old preschool at…

You May Want to Invite Me to Your Wedding

Even Steven and I attended a gorgeous wedding on the Chesapeake Bay nine years ago. It was a perfect fall evening. There was a live band. The bride and groom…

Maybe It Was the Hair…

When I was in high school, I thought the guys didn’t like me because they were intimidated. Frightened by my intelligence. In awe of my beauty. Looking back, perhaps the…

I’ll be Drinking Next Time…

I had my kids’ pictures taken professionally for the very first time last week. I know what you’re thinking – You didn’t take Miles to get his pictures taken every…