Being Ridiculous

A few months ago I was interviewed about my blog, then the story got pushed back and I kind of forgot about it. I found out it was in print when my phone exploded with well wishes. As I said to a friend, it was both lovely and horrific to be in the spotlight. MyContinue reading “Being Ridiculous”

Good Morning Sunshine!

Twenty three days in. I am twenty three days into my latest recipe for disaster…namely Kat’s New Years Resolution Countdown to Failure. My past projects for attaining perfection have included: returning to my wedding day weight (which I might add was “accomplished” for only one day…out of the 19,860 days I have been on thisContinue reading “Good Morning Sunshine!”

The Age Thing

I am not sure how the age thing works. When I was little my cousins were SO old…now we are the same age. My kids are the oldest of their cousins, the first to hit all milestones…now the “little ones” are taller, hairier, and their voices as deep or deeper, they are equals. My cousinsContinue reading “The Age Thing”

Families

There are families who spend little time together. I found this out when a friend was shocked to hear his girlfriend grew up eating breakfast, lunch, and dinner in her room. Her family just did their own thing. We are not like this, my kids pretty much only slept in their rooms, they were alwaysContinue reading “Families”

Pleasant(ville) Parades

I have no idea how we got to Pleasantville that night, maybe we rented a car, maybe we took the train, no clue. We were invited by a guy I worked with…“come up for a picnic and to watch the Fireman’s Parade, good small-town Americana fun”. Young snotty city girl that I was, it seemedContinue reading “Pleasant(ville) Parades”

Do you

Do you: Swoon 59 My sister’s garden at Fire Island is a mix of beds, trellises…English garden meets sandbar chic. Flowers bloom (on schedule, so there is no clashing) for a 3 season display of lovely. Cut flowers become one beautiful still life after another allowing some inside joy. My brother and sister-in-law recently addedContinue reading “Do you”