Soap Box

Soap Box

Aug 29

I’m not one to get all soap box-y, but after re-reading this New York Times article, I wondered if the Britons might add to the list of Things They Don’t Admire About Americans how Syria can be on the brink of a civil war, and yet the biggest scoop to hit US headlines this week is Miley Cyrus’ twerking episode on the VMA’s. PS. Spell Check still flags the term...

Happy Monday!

Happy Monday!

Aug 19

It’s a stay-indoors-and-listen-to-the-Beatles kind of day. {Image via J Schwartz...

The Beatles’ Success

The Beatles’ Success

Jul 25

This morning, I taught the kids how to pillow fight. It reminded me of this picture of the Beatles in Paris in 1964. They was their delirious response upon learning the news that the song, “I Wanna Hold Your Hand” had topped the charts in America. If all my kids learned this morning is who the Beatles were and how to pillow fight, I already call this day a success. What would make...

Ready For the Weekend

Ready For the Weekend

Jun 21

It’s date night, and I am still glistening with sunscreen from this morning’s pool party with the kiddos. I see pub food and casual conversation in our near future. What are you doing this weekend? Here’s a few links that made me click twice this week. He with the most Facebook friends wins apparently. Nicole Kidman– the early years Clark and Mia dead ringers My kids new...

Reality Protest

Reality Protest

Jun 17

┬áMy body may be home from vacation, but my mind is still far away. Have patience with me while I savor the escape. Have a cheery Monday! {Image via I Am A Mark’s...

One Day in History

One Day in History

May 20

  Norwegian photographer, Andrea Gjestvang won the 2013 Sony World Photography Award for portraying the youth survivors of the Utoya massacre in 2011. I have trouble wrapping my mind around events like this, but these thoughtful images provide a face for the pain and an invitation to the rest of the world to weep with those who weep. I can’t get their faces out of my head, and I...