School is over and the exhilarated squeal that began in January from the teachers I know has become a well-deserved, deafening roar. Being a teacher is a challenge, gift and a burden. I have several friends who are teachers and since I was a student who tried to get away with more than I should have, I know… Read More Thanks Teach!
Nora Ephron’s birthday is today. Do you know Nora? Probably. Maybe you don’t even know that you know her. Nora is the writer and sometimes director and producer of a several movies, including When Harry Met Sally, Julie and Julia, Bewitched and my personal favorite ever of all time, You’ve Got Mail. She was, at her core, a writer.… Read More Happy Birthday Nora Ephron!
This blog is one year old. If I could give a website a cupcake, I would. Especially, because it moved homes at a very crucial milestone. Y’all, I did an internet thing and we survived. Well, my last two blog posts have disappeared, but the rest of them made the journey from Bluehost to GoDaddy.… Read More My Dance With the Internet
Today is friends day (what? you didn’t know?) and it seems like the perfect day to share a short excerpt of a book I wrote with my friend, Jane O’Dowd, about pregnancy and friendship. We started writing the book to give a look at what it’s like to watch your friends experience the craziness of pregnancy… Read More Curl Up With Babymaid for Friends Day
In my favorite episode of Friends, The One Where No One’s Ready, Ross and Rachel get in a fight and in an act of absurd defiance, Rachel says she can’t go to his work event because she needs to “catch up on her correspondence”. She then proceeds to sit at a table and take out her stationary. This… Read More Catching up on correspondence