Tag Archives: New York City

Waiting game

Do you remember waiting for your date to arrive in the driveway with his rattletrap ’69 Chevy, sitting behind living room curtains, waiting, waiting, what if he doesn’t show up? Do you remember waiting to birth your first baby, big … Continue reading

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Sharing cupcakes and smiles on Good Morning America

May I share a fun family story with you? Yes, yes, it involves cupcakes again.  (Just so you know it’s a sweet story.)  I promise we won’t be telling weekly cupcake adventures.  (OK, I don’t promise.  But it’s not likely … Continue reading

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Three dancing maidens

Once upon a time there were three dancing maidens.  You wish to know their names? The oldest maiden was called Time. The second-oldest maiden was called Life. And the third-oldest maiden was called Joy. Time arrived first to create the … Continue reading

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What did I do on my visit to NYC? Spent almost nine hours in a coffee shop, of course!

Most people travel to New York City to stroll in Central Park, visit Wall Street, glimpse the Statue of Liberty, gawk at the Empire State Building, admire paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, catch a Broadway play near … Continue reading

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In which the girls escape the heat, rent a Prius and drive to Montauk, Long Island

Yesterday we sweated in New York City as the temperature nudged 100 degrees. We splurged and rented a Prius for $49.99 plus insurance and taxes and $3.00 for an extra driver and drove east out toward Long Island. We languished … Continue reading

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Hot mama in the city (as in sweltering mama in the city)

Picture this.  Alarm peals at 4 a.m.  Quickly checking flight status on computer, getting dressed, kissing sleepy husband goodbye, starting the car.  Glimpsing a bear lumbering into the trees as you turn left past your road.  Driving mile after dark … Continue reading

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Mama Bear Visits the City

Once upon a time there were four bears living in the woods. Mama Bear, Daddy Bear, Brother Bear and Sister Bear. The Bear Family lived happily in the forest.  They read hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of books when Brother … Continue reading

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