Relegated to the back seat

My daughter Amelia turned 16 on Sunday.  At 8:00 am Monday morning, Chip took her to the DMV.  We have a teen driver and thankfully our house on the lake is walking distance to Anyela’s Vineyard. A lovely 2011 Dry Riesling is in my hand now as I write this...

Where do I begin?

I am unsure how this actually happened…Contrary to speculation.  I find myself with two broken ribs and I do not know how it happened. Really. As you may remember about 10 days ago I husband-napped Chip and we spend a get-a-way on Skaneateles Lake. Wonderful...

I can’t sleep……

It happens to us all every now and then.  The mind is overworked and simply cannot rest.  Tonight is one of those nights for me.  I went upstairs early and hung out with Jack eating popcorn and talking about the day.  Jack is a wonderful kid and is teaching himself...

LAX, SUV’s and Fifty Shades

It is 5:45 and the sky is black.  Secretly I am hoping for a massive thunderstorm so no LAX practice and Yes Zumba with Laurie……not so lucky.  Practice is on and I grab my Kindle, my LAXer and off we go. Jack jumps out of the car happy to be in the rain. ...