Taking Time for Mom

I love having my nails done—I loved nail polish when I was a little girl and was always giving myself manicures, complete with base coat and top coat, even when I was 10 or 11. I generally find going to a salon for a mani/pedi to be a relaxing experience. I used to joke with [...]

Happy New (School) Year!

The start of September is almost like New Year’s Day for me. Just as I wonder on January 1 how the previous year went by so quickly, I often wonder in early September how the summer flew by. Wasn’t it just early June and my boys couldn’t wait to get out of school? The back-to-school [...]

Blooming flowers a welcome sight

I look at spring and summer as a time for new beginnings. Sure, we have January 1 and New Years resolutions and that's definitely a new beginning, according to the calendar. But after the miserable winter we had this year in the Boston area, seeing flowers blooming and green leaves on the trees and my [...]

It’s been a while…….

It has been a while since I've written for me, as evidenced by the fact that my last post was last December. A lot has happened—I graduated and I now have a full-time job! I am a writer/marketing associate for a local hospice organization, so I do write a lot, but not for ME. There [...]

Inching toward the finish line…..

Today is my last day of classes for the fall 2013 semester. Where has the time gone?? I begin my final semester next month. Did I really just type that?  I remember my first day of school in fall 2011. I went to a writing class that is required for communications majors, after attending a [...]

In the Spirit of Thanksgiving….

I am thankful for my familyI am thankful for my friendsI am thankful for my loud but oh-so-lovable dogsI am thankful for my home and my great neighborhoodI am thankful for the opportunity to be in schoolI am thankful for the opportunities that have come my way as a result of my educationI am thankful [...]