I pretty much have the best job ever. Don’t believe me? Last week, I sprayed my hair purple and wore glittery wings to work and both actions were utterly appropriate. I’m the Marketing and Development Director for a community arts organization and typically, I spend my days crafting cheerful emails, writing grant proposals, curating our… Continue reading Lessons from Fairy Camp
I think the weather is getting harder to predict. Or else all the local forecasters have taken to drinking on the job. I don’t want to cast aspersions on anyone who is trying their best to master an extremely difficult combination of art and science, so let’s go ahead and blame global warming for the… Continue reading When It Comes to the Weather – Just Do It
I stepped onto a tennis court for the first time in about a decade last week and the experience was both humbling and exhilarating. Once upon a time, tennis was a big part of my life and my identity. I played in high school and college, managing to cling desperately to the bottom spot on… Continue reading Back on the Court, Ten Years Later
My daughter’s favorite baby dolls spent some quality time in our freezer last weekend. This may seem strange, bordering on macabre, but all will become clear when I utter two words: head lice. Oh yes, friends. My children kicked off their summer break with a rousing course of head lice. There’s nothing quite like fielding… Continue reading Warning: This Post Will Make You Itch
I have what I often refer to as a “casual relationship with germs.” While I certainly believe in their existence in an abstract way, the reality of their presence doesn’t concern me overly much in my day-to-day activities. I am not the mom with a bottle of hand sanitizer strapped to her purse at all… Continue reading Do Kids Really Need Baths? It’s Debatable.