A Youthful Glow

Having good skin is partly a result of the genes you inherit from your parents, but it also has a lot to do with how well you care for your skin. If you’re like me, you started paying attention to skin care around the…
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K2: Mountain as Metaphor

Yesterday was my birthday. (I’m 50-something, in case you wondered.) I started the day with work, then a yoga class, then more work, then a massage, then a hair appointment. Then the theatre! Peter and I went to go see K2 last night presented…
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Apron Strings

When I first met my husband, Peter, in Amsterdam, he was in his early thirties and living at home with his parents. He told me that he helped with rent and that living at home suited him. “I like being with my family,” he…
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Battle of the Chairs

Do you ever get a sore rear end from sitting too much? (Sorry, I just don’t like the word bu**. I just think it is so uncivilized, but I’ll save my rant about bad language for another blog!) Ok, back to my sore rear…
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Be Safe This Summer

Happy Summer! Well, technically it's not summer yet, but after Memorial Day Weekend, it sure feels like summer. I came across these great tips for being safe this summer—courtesy of the International Assn. of Fire Fighters. Take heed! Summer is here. As families have…
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In the Groove

A long time ago a friend of mine told me I just didn’t have the groove. It was the summer I backpacked through Europe, and my traveling buddy, Mugsy, and I decided to go out dancing in Nice, France. We ended up in a…
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