Sanity

  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

Lost Lessons

I have a little Sunday tradition with the girls. We have ice cream and play chess or checkers at a local ice cream shop.  I’m not great at either game. I’m sure it won’t be long before P is consistently beating me but I love how much playing these games teaches us about life.  A lot … Continue reading Lost Lessons

No. I don’t have time.

Yesterday I : played puzzles with G cleaned the entire house: bathrooms, windows, vacuumed and moped with the “assistance” of two little girls. did 3 loads of laundry, folded 2 and put 1 away practiced violin with P took P to a violin lesson took P and G to the driving range made breakfast. lunch and … Continue reading No. I don’t have time.

Behind My Scenes

Isn’t it funny that what seems so normal to one person is mortifying to another?  Me placing G on this shelf and walking over to get a napkin is perfectly normal to me.  Fortunately, the guys at this pizza place in Venice feel the same way.  Another day I was at a shipping location. To keep G in … Continue reading Behind My Scenes