Anthony Bourdain’s death has me thinking a lot.  I get it. I get him. Along with Robin Williams and Phillip Seymour Hoffman. I don’t know much about Kate Spade’s life but I’m sure I’d understand her as well.  With that said, let me be clear that I have no intentions of killing myself. I … Continue reading Sanity

Team Ferdig

Tonight P had a private swim lesson.  This coming weekend she has her last meet of the season and we thought a little bit of technique could help her get a little faster.  It was her first lesson with Laura and it went really well.  But the highlight of the night was when Gemma went … Continue reading Team Ferdig

Tick tock…

Every time G goes down for a nap I swear I can hear a ticking start. It’s the ticking of the timer until her nap is over.  I’m starting to see a pattern of when her naps are just an hour and when they can be 3-5 hours long.   When the timer goes off my … Continue reading Tick tock…


It’s my birthday today.  I’m 38.  I’m exactly where I wanted to be at this age.  I’m happily married.  I have a child whom I get to spend my days with.  She is my full-time job. These were the things I really, really wanted for my life by this age.  Some parts seem to have … Continue reading 38