I’ve always been a fan of summer vacation. Lazy, hazy days of freedom are my jam. Give me an early sunrise, swimming pools, walking shoes or sandals, outdoor concerts, ice cold tonic […]
The Vacation Thief
For the first time since vacation planning in March, I was grateful rather than resentful we weren’t vacationing in Europe.
My Last Bikini
Once upon a time I was a new mother. It was before body positivity, before athletes and models came in all shapes and sizes (though I admit we still have a long […]
On Breaks and Connections
This week the kids went back to school after our beautifully long winter break, and I’m drowning in silence. I miss them. It’s hard, after the house has been full of joy, […]
How Can We Get There?
I recently got back from vacation (see my last post!) and one of my friends, as friends will, asked how I was readjusting to being home. I said, “On vacation, every day […]
Skinny Dipping in the Ocean at Age Fifty
By Laura Sobbott Ross Dancing was something we hadn’t done in years, we told one another that night, the three of us marveling at our neon auras, fingers snapping, cupping the […]
From Sea to Shining
O beautiful, for the seats in the rental car are spacious and wanderlust is winking in the moonless skies. It’s the day before the 4th of July. We’ve been stuck in our […]