American Beauty

We usually spend July 4th with our friends at their beach house soaking up the sun, sand, and ocean breezes.   There’s flag cake, hamburgers, and homemade potato salad…….it’s always as American as apple pie.  In my family though, it

American Beauty

We usually spend July 4th with our friends at their beach house soaking up the sun, sand, and ocean breezes.   There’s flag cake, hamburgers, and homemade potato salad…….it’s always as American as apple pie.  In my family though, it

Pretty in Pink

Pooped out from lacrosse jamborees, baseball double headers, and multiple practices, my boys relaxed last night by watching (for the tenth time?) the movie,  “Happy Gilmore”.   I walked them to school this morning with the theme song, “Whoa Ho

Pretty in Pink

Pooped out from lacrosse jamborees, baseball double headers, and multiple practices, my boys relaxed last night by watching (for the tenth time?) the movie,  “Happy Gilmore”.   I walked them to school this morning with the theme song, “Whoa Ho

Belle du jour

  Heading out to my son’s baseball game, I threw on my Chuck Taylors again — they have become my standby this spring as both my sons become evermore involved in sports. My Manolos, Loubitons, and Jimmy Choos  will barely speak to

Belle du jour

  Heading out to my son’s baseball game, I threw on my Chuck Taylors again — they have become my standby this spring as both my sons become evermore involved in sports. My Manolos, Loubitons, and Jimmy Choos  will barely speak to

The First Sign of Spring

Not too long after Punxsutawney Phil checks out his shadow, large buckets of daffodils start to appear outside the florists and bodegas around the city.  They are a tease for the warm weather to come, for even now in April the

The First Sign of Spring

Not too long after Punxsutawney Phil checks out his shadow, large buckets of daffodils start to appear outside the florists and bodegas around the city.  They are a tease for the warm weather to come, for even now in April the

Prom Queen

 Stately, majestic, she sat there, a grand dowager watching over the proceedings.  One by one her old friends were snapped up and carted off to other homes.  At least, she thought wistfully, they won’t end up on the auction block

Prom Queen

 Stately, majestic, she sat there, a grand dowager watching over the proceedings.  One by one her old friends were snapped up and carted off to other homes.  At least, she thought wistfully, they won’t end up on the auction block