Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Evils of Phones, the Loveliness of Lilacs

McIrish and I were in Provincetown this weekend. It’s a new tradition—go to Cape Cod the weekend the lilacs are blooming. Ride bikes. Window shop. Sniff the salt air like a Labrador retriever. Hold hands. Wander aimlessly. McIrish goes swimming, … Continue reading

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It’s been a quiet week here in Lake Woebegone…

So let’s see…what’s been going on this week? Dearest Son almost hit another car when we were out for a drive, but luckily my maternal Spidey senses had me grab the wheel and avoid that disaster. In an unrelated event, … Continue reading

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The Mother’s Day Blog (or Adventures in Shaving)

  When I was an infant, my mom had a nickname for me: her Gorilla Baby. That’s because I was a preemie, and I had hair on my back when I was born. Had I been given the extra four … Continue reading

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Visiting Schools

  Recently, I spoke at a middle school. One of the teachers there is a girl I’ve known since she was a teenager, and it was Career Day. She thought the kids might like to meet an author and hear … Continue reading

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