A few weeks ago, while I was walking to a river, I crossed paths with an older man. His face beamed. “Hi!” he practically shouted. I was a little taken aback and managed to say hello. He started to ask me questions about fly fishing. He shared that he was a truck driver and that
There is a very good article on motherhood in today’s New York Times, called “The Birth of a Mother.” When a child is born, the focus tends to be on the baby. But, parents change drastically. Before our son graduated high school, the school asked parents to meet as a group with a child-development expert.
Pure joy. 16.5″.
Two of our children have gone through college admissions. So, I want to share personal learnings that include great perspectives from so many people. I want to try and pay it forward. So: The goal of adolescence is separation. When I first heard this, I found it profound. And, years later, I find it to be
A few days ago, I took a college trip with one of my children. As we were boarding the plane, the gate attendant swiped our boarding passes. They bounced. We were informed that we couldn’t get on, as our connecting flight was cancelled. No warning via the mobile app. Just cancelled. So, we hung out
We spent the weekend in NYC. Our kids are on spring break, and our college-aged son took the train down to be with us. Mrs. T. decided to mix it up and booked us rooms in Greenwich Village. I really like that part of Manhattan: young, lively, and significantly more gentrified, which is both good