Learning to swear.

Today I learned to swear. Like…really. My family will tell you that like — for a million years…

Honeymooners with bad backs.

Weeks ago, before we arrived, I was talking to someone about our upcoming adventure. “You know”, she told…

Siamo arrivati.

Allora…so…siamo arrivati. We have arrived. Today is Day Numero 6. When we arrived, at first, I was sure,…

The Fire and the Roses

Eleven years ago we were getting ready to leave the house for the first seder at Jane’s house.…

Ben & Rob & Bear

It was just one of those beautiful mornings in early June in the way, way North…the kind of…

But oh, the ice fields!

Among the adventures I have always wanted but never told was to be here, where I am. When…

The Canadian Ukrainian.

It was late afternoon and we hadn’t eaten since early morning.   We were driving the TransCanadian highway…

But for the regrettable absence of appropriate shape wear.

Last week I took the stage at the Madison production of Listen to your Mother (www.listentoyourmother.com) courage in…

Scaffolding.

I love the scaffolding. The scaffolding. I love in the city to see scaffolding against a building. I…

The S Word

She gave me permission to write this. We were all sitting on the couch watching the end of…

Tea, Karma and Paying It Forward

This week for my birthday I wanted to do something special… for someone else. I figured, eh, why…

The Vacuum

Even after it stopped working, it sat in the garage for a long time, languishing.   Originally I was…

Arms Akimbo

Today I was Wonder Woman. I woke up early and stood, arms akimbo, fists on my hips, next…

The Short Blocks

I am in a place where we count short blocks and long blocks.   Yesterday we went from 74th…

On inspiration’s expiration’s inspiration.

  I recently read a piece from Maya Angelou: she said that although she had a large house,…

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