Monthly Archives: January 2009

Teach My Toddler

I’ve been having so much fun doing little formal learning times with Micah several times this week. He’s proving he’s quite the sponge. On top of knowing all his colors, the alphabet and counting confidently to 14, he’s mastering shapes, … Continue reading

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LatchKey Kid

At first I loved going to Shelly’s house. It was an exotic adventure for a girl who grew up eating whole grains and limited sweets, watching little t.v. and only the odd movie such as “Ben-Hur,” “Chariots of Fire” (now … Continue reading

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The Magic Combination

Ellie does at least one big blow out every day (you know what I mean, right?:) Anyways, I must confess that I do not always wash the resulting stained items right away. They sit a little in a separate pile … Continue reading

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Where I Belong

Yesterday at the playground, a woman asked me what I did before having Micah and Ellie. They might not hear this story much in these parts…I was a married college student, a graduate and then a month later, a mom. … Continue reading

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Thank You Ms. Pelosi

“You spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full of direst cruelty.” ~Macbeth, Act 1, Scene V Am I reading this right? Today in a quote from Speaker of … Continue reading

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Saturday In Mystic

We’re taking many a day trip these days, eternally indebted to mom Rose who has let us have the use of her van for a few months until we return to Atlanta for a wedding in March! It has not … Continue reading

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Comfort Food

Very healthy dinner… My friend Sarah posted her latest Jamie Oliver recipe which inspired me to share this red lentil and vegetable soup recipe I found in Good Housekeeping magazine. Since I have a bit of a cold, I made … Continue reading

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Navigating The Dark Ages

Before we moved to New York, we sold our T.V. Our portable DVD player went kaput a few months ago because Micah shoved too many cheerios inside. Our ipod mysteriously went missing one day when I left Micah alone in … Continue reading

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Club Inauguration

I can’t say how many clients, colleagues, friends, and random people on the streets I’ve heard saying they are planning to attend the inauguration. I found this picture on the right of the DC mall during the “March for Women’s … Continue reading

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Saturday In Sleepy Hollow

Supposedly, the Headless Horseman lurked on this bridge… The Old Dutch Church, where some ancestors on my mother’s side are buried in the adjoining grave yard. Like her maiden name, their surname was Belford. “The chief part of the stories, … Continue reading

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