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September Then Vs. September Now

September 16, 2014

We’ve all heard that expression “what a difference a year makes.” In our case, the difference is HUGE. Last September, Little Dude was being home-schooled. This September, he’s back in our local elementary school full-time. Last September, Little Dude and I were living in Boston while he underwent treatment at MGH (Man’s Greatest Hospital). This […]

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Why I Entered The Tom The Turkey Photo Contest (And Why You Should Vote For Me)

November 15, 2013
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There’s this wild turkey that’s been roaming around our town Larchmont for months now. That’s him to the left…He has become a town icon, almost a hero, as he parades around our community like he belongs here and wants to stay forever (and especially past Thanksgiving). It wouldn’t be that odd to see a wild […]

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Waiting Rooms Can Mean More Than Just Waiting

November 14, 2013
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Waiting rooms are the ultimate place for people-watching. Little Dude and I have spent and continue to spend A LOT of time in hospital waiting rooms. He mostly has his head down, buried in my iPhone, playing one of his favorite apps. Sometimes I am similarly plugged in, looking down at my iPad, and passing […]

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Why I Love Our Temporary Apartment

October 15, 2013
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As you know (or as I hope you know if you’ve been following my new and improved blog), Little Dude and I have been bunking down in Boston, MA while he receives six weeks of radiation treatments at MGH, the best hospital ever. If you read this post, you’d already know how much I am […]

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Boston Marathon Bombing: Is This The New Normal?

April 17, 2013
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The same question appeared on my Facebook feed on Monday by several different people. They all asked this: What the f**k is wrong with our world? I wish I knew. And like every other parent out there, I wish I could shield my kids from the news of these repeated horrors. But, I can’t. Because […]

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