Walking the Walk

Back In the Beginning…

Lately, I’ve been sharing my view that the “new normal” is simply Change, and lots of it. If we wait around for the dust to settle, we’ll get no traction, and we’ll waste valuable living-life time. Instead, I recommend we: let go of trying to establish permanent solutions accept the temporary solutions and get back…

Awesome Moms

The Mom Tribe

The steady stream of passengers making their way to their airport departure gates suddenly breaks down into a series of eddies around which men swirl as the women are halted by one quavering word.
“Papa?”
The young voice instantly brings nearby mothers of all ages, creeds, nationalities, and ethnicities to a state of alert so high, Homeland Security is jealous.
“Papa??” The little voice rises in pitch and volume, kicking into gear the auto-locator inherent to members of The Mom Tribe.

Life Is Funny School Stuff Tell Your Tweens + Teens

10 Mistakes To Avoid In English

Having trouble with English? Of course you are. English is one convoluted confusing language, unlike the blissfully simplistic realm of Science. As a Wordsmith, and not as a Science cruncher, let me share 10 Mistakes To Avoid In English. Flammable, Inflammable, and Unflammable mean the same thing: Burnable. (Okay, Unflammable is not a real word,…

Awesome Moms Life Is Funny Walking the Walk

My Lucky Day

Officer Mandel wasn’t terribly excited about my plan to go sit under the biggest tree this side of the Mississippi (some silliness about trying to run in flip-flops across three lanes in the middle of rush hour traffic, and leaving behind my AC). The officer sat behind me, flashing lights providing a buffer against the traffic that had been previously zooming around the curve.