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    Thank God for Ski Patrol

    Final Curves at the bottom of “Longshot” We spent our spring break snow skiing in Snowmass, Colorado, a tradition in our family for the last ten years. Even though my daughter, H, is…

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    She’s not Me

    I don’t have a lot of TV shows that I watch on a regular basis, but “Parenthood” is fast becoming my favorite, because of the way they portray parenting teenage daughters and other…

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    Almost Ready to Fly!

    When I was a little girl, I remember finding a baby bird under the tree in our back yard.  I was so worried about it, because it couldn’t fly yet.  My dad wouldn’t…

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    Stepping Back

    Tuesday night I attended college night at H’s school.  We feel fortunate that she is at a school with an incredible college counseling program.  Now that she’s in 11th grade, the “counseling” portion…

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    Maintaining the Connection

    It’s Saturday morning, the first weekend of the school year, and I’m sitting in the kitchen,  doing the crossword puzzle, waiting for H to wake up.  I just realized I’ve been doing this…

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    Us Air NIGHTMARE!!

    I am so livid about H’s recent experience on US Air that I just have to put it in words.  We picked her up from design camp in Raleigh, NC last week, and…

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    Still here…

    I know I post this sight quite a bit, but the summer view of the quiet lake showing the perfect mirror image is so beautiful! Yes, I am still alive. I am sitting…