Chelsea

fated to pretend

fated to pretend

December 31st, 2014

I’m feeling rough, I’m feeling raw, I’m in the prime of my life. – Time to Pretend, MGMT There are years. And then there are YEARS. 2014? It was a YEAR. I often wonder about the culmination of events that take place over the course of a year – how it’s not really the events themselves […]

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nyc-etc: with cjb 2013

nyc-etc: with cjb 2013

January 2nd, 2014

Since Chelsea started college we’ve had a little tradition of spending a special day in the city at holiday time. Always included are a walk through Central Park and a look at the store windows along Fifth Avenue. But last year I wanted to do things a little differently. I wanted a marathon experience – […]

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there goes my hero.

Chelsea college graduatio

August 22nd, 2013

“So are you writing a post about Chelsea’s graduation”? I got this a LOT. And I’m not surprised. A child’s college graduation is truly unlike any other milestone in a parent’s life. I’ll try to explain: Assuming your child goes the traditional straight-to-college-finishes-in-four-years route, you will have spent 17 of 22 years dealing with their […]

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just the three of us

just the three of us

April 8th, 2013

This was written last month from a hotel room in Chicago, where I spent two days with Chelsea and Conor to look at a prospective college. As I was packing for this trip I realized that it would be the first time I’d be traveling with just Chelsea and Conor in twelve years. Twelve years. […]

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friday. it’s the new thursday.

friday. it's the new thursday.

September 14th, 2012

I recently re-read my last “Thursday with Noah” post. And I still can’t believe almost a whole year has passed since I decided to take this once-a-week with my boy and just disappear for the day. And although it felt like an ending (and I felt sad, as a result), I know that it really […]

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thursday thoughts

standard hotel rooftop

August 30th, 2012

So here I am, back to Thursdays with Noah. Where did the summer go? I loved the fact that my outings with Noah were on Thursdays, as that was typically my “day” with Chelsea over the summer. And while her work schedule didn’t allow for as many adventures this year, we managed to squeeze a […]

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some changes, a final(ish) good-bye, and love on a plate

some changes, a final(ish) good-bye, and love on a plate

August 28th, 2012

Hi all! I hope you enjoyed my guest posts last week – I missed you! I have so many exciting things planned for my little blog over the next few months, but for now it’s all about transitions. The last few summers have felt like a revolving door at my house. Chelsea comes home in […]

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woke up, it was a chelsea morning

high line

July 30th, 2012

Our last Thursday was our “last Thursday“. And it was hot. Blazing hot. The kind of hot that should have sent us right to a pool- any pool – or sent the boy to school for a morning in the sprinklers, followed by a nice cool nap indoors. No way. Noah was starting camp on […]

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redux

high line

July 23rd, 2012

I’m heading out shortly to meet Chelsea for a girls’ overnight in New York City. By now you know that our family loves its traditions.  Whether it’s the same “first meal” at Disney, handmade signs for a birthday, or a movie date to celebrate the beginning of holiday break, we’ve gathered enough over the years […]

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a bakery, a bridge and a birthday

chelsea's 21st birthday, brooklyn bridge

June 17th, 2012

Sometime in March: Me: So Chels, your 21st birthday is coming up – how should we celebrate? Chelsea: You mean, other than THE CAKE? Me: Yes. Chels: I don’t know – how about drinks and desserts in the city? Okay – I could do this. I’d gather her good friends at a cute dessert place, followed by drinks […]

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