Mommy Math

The cluster factor. As a mom this elusive formula must be factored into every decision. Taking a 3yr old to a movie: CF 9=no go. This week I had a particularly difficult equation to work out-celebrity golf tournament with a cluster factor of 10. There are times when you the worth it number > the […]

Don’t count the drops; count the catches

My friend at AreYouZhaZha said this far more eloquently then I can today in her blog: http://areyouzhazha.com/2013/05/11/catch-more-than-we-drop/ Walking across the street from my building to the main building a driver stopped, stopped her car in the middle of the road, with traffic, leaned her head out of her open window and shouted, “That is a […]

Yes, Tom Hanks, there is crying in baseball

This weekend I spent a lot of time on the other side of mothering, the side that isn’t gooey and sweet and special and touching.  My weekend was spent in the trenches, in the nitty-gritty and the dirty part of being a mother. This weekend I had to deal with heartbreak, disappointment and growing up.  […]

Munching Down Memory Lane

What foods remind you of loved ones? I ask because a friend of mine found a really cool blog showing women around the world standing in font of the ingredients from their ‘signature’ dishes. It got me thinking. http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2013/05/08/gabriele_galimberti_delicatessen_with_love_looks_at_grandmothers_around.html My Grandmother would wake up early and make us gooshey rolls. They were warm, delicious cinnamon […]