Tag: Magic

Three Funny Things. Okay, Maybe Just Two.

What is a pronoun? It is a noun that has lost its amateur status. These two lines cracked my 6 year old up. He was reading Calvin and Hobbes. When he narrated the joke to me, I was… Read More

Slow Summer

I began the day by reading this delightful article On Eating Alone in Paris. There’s something so self-affirming about being alone and not feeling lonely. It’s like telling yourself, “Hey girl, I like spending time with you!” As… Read More

The World is Getting Better

There is no magic number when it comes to having kids. One is good. So is two. As is zero. We recently went from one to two kids. So far, it’s been a learning experience in sharing our… Read More

Pic(k) of the Week – Joyeux Noël

Ridgefield Holiday Stroll 2017

If you had a list of New England town must-haves, three-century-old Ridgefield in Connecticut would tick every box. Located on the western fringe of Fairfield County, it’s the right amount of small. It’s upscale but not pretentious, has… Read More

Tahini on Toast. Take that, Peanut Allergy.

You will love this if you are allergic to peanuts but okay with ground sesame seeds, which is what tahini is. It is used to make hummus (which not many people do at home) or when frying up… Read More

Pic(k) of the Week – Turning Two

Berries, Jams, Road Trips and Peter Rabbit

So it’s officially Spring. Been that way for five days now. Looking at the clumps of snow still clinging to the ground, you may think otherwise. But really, don’t you feel the chill has lost some of its… Read More

Purple Haze

School means different things to different people, few of them having anything to do with lessons learnt from tattered textbooks. Oh yes, all that is very much there but the things that take precedence over algebra and history… Read More

Nemo the Snowstorm

Those of us living in and around New England, we have had many snowstorms recently, and we weren’t too happy about it. Slick roads, downed power lines, fear of power cuts, actual power cuts, and the sudden disappearance… Read More