A Sign Of The Times

Backyard barbecues and seafood boils. Family trips in and out of the country. Summer camps and budding adolescent life of those who are left most vulnerable to the effects of the pandemic. These are things that will shape the summer for me. It’s been such a long road. Now, we’re nearing the other side ofContinue reading “A Sign Of The Times”

Kindergarten Bound

Sounds the horns! Pound the drums! My little guy is moving on up to kindergarten after completing one of the craziest school years he may ever have in his life. I must commend him on engaging and interacting during virtual class sessions and being brave enough to agree to an in-person hybrid schedule. Fortunately, heContinue reading “Kindergarten Bound”

Aruba Ariba!

After months of freezing temperatures, frequent snowing and lack of sunny skies……TROPICAL VACATION! My trip to Aruba couldn’t have come soon enough and now it was finally here! Last week, I briefly mentioned a dream (nightmare) I had while in paradise. This week I figured why not share some details of my trip along withContinue reading “Aruba Ariba!”

Pandemic Vacations

I see a beautiful, warm, tropical, relaxing beach with views of endless ocean and sun rays for days. I reach over to clasp a mesmerizing glass of swirled icy-cold frozen Mai Tai garnished with a strawberry and an umbrella. I pressed my sun shades up onto my face as they slip a bit from theContinue reading “Pandemic Vacations”

Working and Parenting

In the midst of COVID-19 Pandemic They say the hardest job in the world is being a parent or full-time caretaker. Whether hands-on or from a distance, engaged parents and caretakers perform an often thankless job with no HR department for complaints about client tantrums and public meltdowns. Nowadays, times have shifted into an unmappedContinue reading “Working and Parenting”