Camp for Grown-Ups: Playing in NYC

New York Public Lbrary Street garden Chinese festival in park The kids are at sleepaway camp till the end of this week. And, oh, have I been living it up! What exciting things have I done while they’re away that I can’t do when they’re at home? left...

The Benefits of Used Books: Secrets in the Pages

Sometimes a used book is more than just a used book. On my last trip to New York, as you all know, I visited my favorite book store, The Strand. I searched for books about night clubs, New York, and Prohibition. I bought a ton of books, such as The Rise and Fall of...
An Independence Story

An Independence Story

My son turns 13 next month, and I’m trying to give him more responsibility and independence. While we were still in NYC, my husband had to work and I took my daughter to Queens to visit one of her camp friends. I gave my son a few bucks and told him he was...