New Year

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Shaking things up in 2014

It’s a new year, with a blank slate. How will you fill yours? I don’t bother much with resolutions anymore — they never end well for me. But striving for a fresh mindset seems to work — at least until the chaos really hits the fan. Living outside my comfort zone, as I have been … Continue reading

Scenes from a steakhouse on New Year’s Eve

With just a few hours of 2011 left, there seemed to be just one way to celebrate — a good meal and a bit of laughter. Neither was planned, but both offered a welcome respite from life’s insanity while helping us usher the year out. We lucked out and got a last-minute table in the … Continue reading

A solemn resolution to go with the flow in 2012

What is your new year’s resolution? I stopped making them a while back. Weight loss and exercise are already in hand, thanks to my good friends at Jazzercise of Southwestern CT; I don’t smoke and rarely drink. And heaven knows that even the most Herculean efforts won’t get me to hold my tongue or suddenly … Continue reading

Too school for cool

It’s here! The first day of school is tomorrow! Just like the┬áStaples ad, I think it is a “most wonderful time of the year.” There’s something about September that makes me stand a little straighter, be a little more organized, and renew my resolve to get things done. More than with the change of the … Continue reading