Trying snowshoeing

I have never pretended to be the outdoor type. My husband, on the other hand, IS. I recently became brave and asked him if he'd like to try snowshoeing with me. He agreed, so we both got some shiny new snowshoes for Christmas. In November. It took a while before we had some snow (and … Continue reading Trying snowshoeing



My lovely daughter is turning 14 in a couple of months. We have given her a birthday party every year of her life, so there is a  fair chance that she will be expecting one this year too. What to do? There is some pressure not only to do something that is new and different … Continue reading Birthdays


i was at my regular saturday morning yoga class and the teacher taught us a short ashtanga ( sequence that involved jumping. one of the women said something like, "kids do it all the time, but how often do adults get to jump in real life? never!".  i was thinking, "i do! i was jumping … Continue reading jumping