Kebab and Hummus

To me there is nothing better than discovering a new restaurant, especially those hole-in-the-wall surprises that you would never think were good (or maybe you would think the opposite, that only holes-in-walls were good…I digress.)  Last week, I discovered such...

A Lesson in Purple

Every night before Maya goes to bed, she brushes her teeth, runs outside to her bookshelves and picks a story to read. I’m beyond grateful she still enjoys this ritual, and as far as I’m concerned, it will continue for as long as she is willing. Last...

Falling Slowly

Some songs haunt me…and it’s a good thing. The songs in the videos below are a few of them – from the movie (and now Broadway musical) Once. I saw the movie a few years ago and fell slowly. We saw the musical yesterday, and I fell again. Enjoy....

Lay Your Hands On Me

Nope, not talking about the boys from Jersey. I’m talking about the mini-massages you get when you pay for a mani/pedi.  It’s not the whole shebang, but after a day of kids and meetings… a little sea salt scrub, cooling gel, and warmed lotion go a...