Ninety degrees. Blazing sun. High humidity and no breeze. Now add to that hours of jogging, sprinting and kicking, and you have a summer weekend with a U12 travel soccer player. Yesterday, I watched the boys perform better than anyone could expect under such grueling conditions, and up against one of the top teams in… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Motivation/ Go. Be. Do!
The Park Ranger pointed North, “Two miles up the path you will see the trail branch off up to The Waterfall. The final mile up you will notice a slight increase in difficulty.” (Slight increase was more than a slight understatement.) After a grueling hour scrambling over rocks and roots we reach the top of… Read more »
After several months of intense denial, several weeks of sorting, culling and packing, and several days of actually “doing the thing” – I can say, officially, that Becket and I have relocated to Millburn, New Jersey. We have spent the past two weeks settling-in and sight-seeing. We are tourists in our new town, and thoroughly… Read more »
I just saw the lovely film “The Artist”, on the big screen of the beautifully renovated classic movie house in my town. (The State Theatre) No spoilers, but I can safely suggest the main theme revolved around the march of time, and deciding whether or not to get in line or be left on the curb…. Read more »
Biology Teacher. That is actually what I wrote on my college applications. Biology? Teacher? What? While I can’t even remember why I wrote that (ode to my cute high school physics teacher perhaps) it makes me smile, because I know the person who wrote that wanted to be a BIOLOGY TEACHER dammit! And she is… Read more »
For a couple of years in my thirties, I lived in a studio apartment on the Upper West Side (UWS) of Manhattan. Studio is New York for teeny. It was two hundred and fifty (250) square feet. You know your walk-in closet? Yeah, twice that. Here, let me give you a tour… come through the… Read more »
I open my mailbox and my heart sinks. Oh no. Here is ANOTHER one. I can tell by the mass, the tell tale-plastic wrap, and wait… Yes, there it is, that smile beaming from the front cover – once warm and welcoming – now… derisive. O Magazine! With the arrival of this latest edition, I… Read more »