I am a mom, writer, advocate, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin, in-law, outlaw, friend, neighbor, Michigander, Detroit sports fan, moviegoer, music lover, global thinker, and suburbanite of Detroit. I love my husband, children, family, friends, neighbors, dog, country, planet, and Italian-Irish heritage.
Monthly Archives: May 2012
What’s the matter with the car I’m driving? “Can’t you tell that it’s out of style?” Should I get a set of while wall tires? “Are you gonna cruise the miracle mile? Nowadays you can’t be too sentimental Your best … Continue reading
Last night, we set the mood. Structured schedules were tossed to the recycle bin. Issa, Riff, Buddy (our Pekingese) and I played in the backyard until our tummies rumbled for burgers, fries and lemonade. Dinner wasn’t served until 7-something. School is … Continue reading
Reblogged from Ross Gale: 1. Don’t think after breaking your record for blog visits in one day because your mom kept refreshing the page that you know anything about blogging. 2. Be real, but sometimes be fake. 3. Kill readers … Continue reading
What if all those greats we learn about in history, science and the arts sat on their thumbs wondering? If they stood frozen with fear of failure would we be driving cars, chatting online with far-flung friends or sitting in … Continue reading
I can’t help it. The countdown is on. It is bittersweet. At the conclusion of each school year I go through this same process. The excitement in my chest builds. I become caught up in the whirlwind of end-of-school activities. … Continue reading
This weekend served up a preview of what awaits when summer vacation begins in 16 days. My children and I were treated to 80-degree-plus days, outdoor fun, and a firework display from some overzealous neighbors. Unlike last summer, I am … Continue reading
DI have another recommendation for you. After putting my two angels to bed, I decided to open a bottle of Tres Picos Borsao Garnacha 2009 I purchased at the end of February. I must say the glass or two on … Continue reading
I love this Friday tradition my cousin, Joe encouraged me to start a few weeks ago. There is nothing like waking up and realizing it’s Friday. I don’t know about you. But, even though I am 40 and have two … Continue reading
A few moments ago, I came across an excerpt from a quote George Clooney gave during a speech in Houston, recently … “Never mix grain with grape.” As I sit drinking my glass of TerreDomini’s Montepulciano D’Abruzzo 2009 that quote takes me … Continue reading
Reblogged from hovercraftdoggy: “Bicycle Chain Sculptures” by Seo Young Deok I can’t help myself. A new blog I follow shared this. Too cool.