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 gem just a 3-minute walk from my school site. It’s a Middle Eastern/Mediterranean joint (leaning towards the Armenian/Syrian side… Read More
Archives for July 2014
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 night, she bounded out of the bathroom with clean baby teeth, as she… Read More
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.
Eyelids slowly lift Coaxed by wafting java trails Time to start the day
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 long way to make me feel good. That’s not to mention the 10 minutes… Read More
This morning, I left my apartment. I walked down the stairs, into the courtyard and realized my load felt a little light. I had my tote bag with my lunch and my morning protein shake in my hand, but something was missing. Sigh…my purse. I kind of need that. I turn around, walk back up the flight of stairs, open… Read More