when trickers become treaters


  I thought my level of stress about the kids would decrease as they got older.   Silly me.   Little did I know that stress is like matter.  It never goes away.  It just moves through different states …   Solid. Liquid. Gas.   When the kids were still little and new, I stressed […]

why do i feel like someone’s watching me?


Did you ever feel like someone was watching you?     And I don’t mean in some stalker-ish hiding behind a bush or watching through binoculars kind of way …   I mean right in plain sight.   Sitting across a conference room table from you in plain sight …   In the company of […]

halloween in the hood


Happy Halloween!  One of the many things I love about my neighborhood is the number of kids who show up to trick-or-treat at our house. I also love that my neighbors embrace Halloween and get creative with their decorations.  Ernie the beagle and I took a walk around the ‘hood’ and snapped pics of some […]