Tag Archives: Ben

When you don’t have a real reason, just play the safety card

Last week my daughter and her friend met for lunch and then went to do some shopping at our local Goodwill store.   They have been regular and loyal customers of this store since it opened well over a year … Continue reading

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March 13 photo of the day

This one was easy. 10 years ago today at 9:13pm a happy little boy came into the world.   He was born at home and settled right in. 49 years ago, another little boy came into the world.   I … Continue reading

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March 5 & 6 photos of the day

Whoops, yesterday just slipped right by!  So today you’ll be entertained with not one, but two photos. Aren’t you excited? The first is cheating, really.  (Maybe I could do a blog post titled “Cheating your way to great photos”!)   … Continue reading

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Horizon

Mendy, Brian, Ben, Natalie, Jill, Nancy & Fred. These are the friends I’ve had for as long as I can remember.  Since before I can remember, really.   All country kids like me, who grew up a few fields over, … Continue reading

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Ben is 9 today

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Life and death

This is Cosmo. We adopted him from an animal rescue when Maya was 3 1/2 years old, while I was pregnant with Ben.   Ben was born at home and so, when he was only a few hours old, Cosmo … Continue reading

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Just another Saturday night….

Last Saturday Ben went to his first ever rock concert.   (Those of you who know me personally have probably heard this story already, in some form or another.  Feel free to click on over to Dooce if you don’t … Continue reading

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City snapshot

When people ask me why I like living in New York, I say things like “Because of the people” or “Because everything is available here.”   Which is true but not complete.   The real reason is hard to put … Continue reading

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While having my car serviced

Oh West New York, New Jersey.  Home of the closest Honda Dealership and where I get to spend anywhere from 2-6 hours every three months – or before every extended road trip – while the mechanics make sure none of … Continue reading

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On Mackinac Island

So you know how sometimes you have a memory of a place you went as a kid – probably on a vacation – and it was the ABSOLUTE BEST PLACE EVER?  A place you wanted to live; a place that … Continue reading

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