Peace on Earth

December 24, 2013

It’s a tradition. For the fifth year in a row, I offer you this short musical vlog. To: You From: My sisters and me (we of the very expressive eyebrows) RE: Latin lesson: Dona Nobis Pacem. Tami, Lori, Sheri May you be granted peace and may you, in turn, grant it to others.

I’m Too Sexy for this Post

October 23, 2013

One of the many cool things about October is the silliness of it all. For one month a year we are given social license to dress in pajamas or as super heroes or look as silly as we care to. In fact, October is a month in which ridiculousness is encouraged and celebrated. At what […]

Fall From Grace

May 16, 2013

There’s a phenomenon I’ve observed in first-borns like myself, people who gain siblings around the age of 1 or 2 or 3.* We experience a fall from grace. For a time, we are at the center of the universe, as evidenced by the fact that our parents’ lives revolve around us. They delight in taking […]

Mix Tape: Dedicated to the ones I love

April 7, 2013

Remember cassette tapes? Remember when someone you love made one for you, painstakingly gathering meaningful songs from the CDs, the radio, or — gasp — record albums? I’m going to begin sharing some songs I love, ones you may not be familiar with, ones that make me smile when they turn up on my iPod. […]