Monthly Archives: May 2011


In the last couple of years, I’ve gotten into making felted purses and hats. I just love the whole process. You knit something that ends up looking big and unruly. You put it in hot water and you end up … Continue reading

Posted in Knittiing | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

A new kind of worry

I have two very good friends whose marriages are what I would call “in crisis”. Both have kids. Both are unsure if they will stay married. As a woman in my 40s, I am experiencing a whole new kind of … Continue reading

Posted in My Family, My Stories | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A boy and his rain…

Posted in Max | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Max caught a ball!

Now, this might not sound like big news, but, trust me, it is. While delayed, his motor skills are pretty good in some areas. He has no trouble hitting a ball off a tee or making a basket. He mouses … Continue reading

Posted in Max | Tagged , | 2 Comments

F***-it list

Today a friend posted on Facebook that he hated the term “bucket list” and wished people would stop using it. I replied that I had a “f***-it list” and that it was full of things I will never do. I … Continue reading

Posted in My Stories, Random | Tagged | Leave a comment

A premonition?

When I was a teenager, Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel had a daughter and named her Alexa Rae. I LOVED the name and decided that if I ever had a girl, that would be her name. Thankfully, when the time … Continue reading

Posted in Max, My Family | Tagged , , | Leave a comment