Archive for March, 2010

Bring on the Kiddie Cocktails

Published Date: March 19th, 2010
Category: Weekly Thought

Yesterday my son was excited not that I had bought him a new Transformer or some stupid video game, but because I had brought home the ENTIRE Nutcracker suite on CD vs. the partial Nutcracker suite my parents had given him. He’s five. This whole transaction made me happy on so many levels. It made [...]

He’s No Rolling Stone

Published Date: March 12th, 2010
Category: Weekly Thought

We had one of those defining moments last night. G and I were lying on the couch and he was serenading me with a lovely rendition of “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.” And then he turned to me with a twinkle in his eye and said, “Mama, I can play this on the piano. Really. I [...]

I was having the most depressing conversation with two girlfriends the other night. We were asking each other what we secretly wished we were doing with our lives. Friend A (the corporate lawyer) really wanted to be a National Geographic photographer. Friend B (a corporate contractor) thought she wanted to go back into politics, but [...]