Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Zen of the Morning Commute

Another fine Monday here in Pittsburgh, PA.  You know what that means:  let the work week commence; let the hellacious commute on Route 28 begin; let the curse words and/or gestures fly…or not? This morning, I took the high road.  I … Continue reading

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To Nanny or Not???

I know how I’m answering. It’s me versus my sister-in-law Audrey at http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/958149/mom-blogger-face-off-would-you-bring-a-nanny-on-your-family-vacation Can you guess who has FOUR boys????

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You Know the Dream Where You Show Up to Work Naked…

So, I sit on this fantastic neighborhood board, chock full of fine, upstanding professionals and community leaders whom I very much admire.  I’m the newest board member, so my friendships within the group are still relatively new. Last night was … Continue reading

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Taking Back Tuesday: I Dove® Running

It’s Tuesday, so you know what I’m going to do?  I’m “Taking Back” blasé Tuesday by going for a lunchtime run. Please. I don’t want to come off as some kind of hero, a disciplined soldier who makes no exceptions, … Continue reading

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Bye Bye, Billy Big Rigger

  The heart of America beats with the blood, sweat, and tears of the long haul trucker.  My super spouse, Jeff, drove a truck for a number of years, saw every inch of this great nation, and has routinely schooled me in the … Continue reading

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A Family That Has Bloodwork Together…

  It’s Friday and I bet, like me, you all have made or are currently in the midst of making a weekend plan for you and yours.  Jeff and I have come to consensus on the weekend’s Plan A, and … Continue reading

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Mama, Don’t Let Your Babies Look Like a Hooker

I’ve decided to refocus my writing back to the well from which it came, and that is with the divine, maternal, tactless wisdom of my mom, the Captain.  And not that it can ever repay her for “carrying me for … Continue reading

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