You guys. I have been thinking about you almost every day, because I feel bad. I want to apologize for having lied to you, except that, as I keep reminding my highly emotional seven-year-old, “lied” means that there was an intent to deceive. I told you things that probably weren…
The last few days have been an interesting sorting exercise. What are essential contacts, and what are non-essentials? Grocery store, obviously essenti…
There was the snick of the keycard in the lock, then the door opened. Declan walked up to me and murmured, tears in his eyes, “Mom, I am very sorry to …
This trip last weekend, we were in the Bahamas for the long weekend, it was beautiful. We stayed at a brand new and very fancy resort complex; at some …
Declan and I get to school early. He's in kindergarten here, where I teach; the drive from Brooklyn isn't so bad if we leave early, but it means we get…
So, art camp. Declan did art camp for a week last summer at this studio in our neighborhood. It's a little expensive, but a friend of his was going, an…
You can't always reclaim your tiny piece of perfection. Day Two of Soccer Camp, I went back to the tiny vacant-lot coffeeshop. At first it was the same…
When Sus was visiting last week, I described something to her as “peak Brooklyn” and then was unable to unpack that statement on request. “Peak Brookly…
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