I have to share this amazing math game my granddaughter made for school called "Foxland." We had so much fun playing the other day. Actually, I was quite pleased to discover that I … Continue reading >>
For my granddaughter's ninth birthday, my daughter and I took her to the American Girl Doll store in Chicago. I had been unaware of the evolution of this iconic doll since … Continue reading >>
It began with a Ghost Crab Incident
On a family vacation last summer, my daughter took my then 8-year old granddaughter and 3-year old grandson to the beach after dusk to look for Atlantic ghost … Continue reading >>
Bandit, a Daughter's Memoir is such an exceptional memoir that I'm not sure I can do it justice.
Memory comes back to us in bits and pieces, discordant vignettes that we try to stitch into a … Continue reading >>
Imagine a woman erased from her family's history. Imagine her being buried in a small town cemetery with no identifying markers on her gravestone, other than she was somebody's wife. What's more, … Continue reading >>
In this heated political climate, I don't want to be in the middle of a family food fight during the holidays. When I visit relatives who have a vastly different stance on the election than me, I will … Continue reading >>