Monthly Archives: October 2011

Gadding with Ghouls

Going out trick-or-treating with a six year old makes you remember how much fun Halloween is. I refuse to take part in any mall festivities. I prefer a good old fashioned door-to-door.  In Hawaii last year we drove out to … Continue reading

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Making the Call

In the world of driving in bad weather, no one wants to be the one to make the call. No one wants to be the one who says that the weather has gotten so bad that it is time to … Continue reading

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Frigid Frigidity

Here I am in New York for Fall for the first time in over ten years. I had these romantic visions of pumpkin picking, hot mulled cider and turning leaves. I somehow believed that I could continue to wear my … Continue reading

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Bad Wingman

Whenever either Chrissie or I are out with our friend Joe, everyone assumes that he is married to whichever one of us he is with. We think that it is funny and charming and for the most part I don’t … Continue reading

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Hipster Central

We took a road trip into Brooklyn yesterday. We left our house at about seven in the morning and got into Brooklyn at about quarter to ten. It is a long drive. We went in to meet my friend Chrissie’s … Continue reading

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Barber Wars

We have visited three barbers since moving to NY in order to get my six year old son’s hair cut. He is very particular in that he does not want one single hair on his head to be sticking up, … Continue reading

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Write-O-Holic

My six year old son loves to write. He has written books, lists of books he will write, pages of chapters, scripts and magazines. When he gets into a writing groove there are papers all over the house. Stories in … Continue reading

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