The kids and I at the top of Victoria Peak.

My Hong Kong Trip, Part One

In the ten days or so since I returned from my spring break trip to Hong Kong, I have experienced the following: searing jet lag; a day-long road trip to visit my father who lives a two-hour drive south; lunch and a visit with my mom who lives much closer; the theft of my purseRead more…

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The Upside of Being Sick: Broad City and Transparent

I’ve been sick for the past few days. Not tired with some sniffles or not feeling 100 percent like myself sick. No, this was like legit fever, chills and feeling like my head-would-explode-and-splatter-all-over-the-walls-of-my-bedroom-at-any-second sick. For days. I can’t even remember the last time I felt that sick. And I mean, a fever? When does anyoneRead more…

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(Clean) Banana-y Pancakes

When I’m not eating Trader Joe’s veggie sticks on my couch late at night (#donttelldan), I generally try to eat pretty healthy. Pretty “clean,” as the kids say. What that looks like is a lot of fruits, veggies and protein. After two years of trying to eat this way it’s gotten to the point thatRead more…

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Lost

My friend and I trundled into the back of the pickup truck this morning and when the driver closed the door behind us, she turned to me and said, “Well, say good-bye to your life.” And we started laughing like crazy. “I almost made it to 50,” she snorted and then we tried to pullRead more…

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