Back to the Routine!

Would you believe that I was about two-thirds through this post when it suddenly disappeared?  Oh, man, I was so bitter.  Especially since, as I write this thing up, I always delete my notes of whatever I’ve been hearing about.  So maybe there are a couple of things that were completely lost.  SO irritating. We … [Read more…]

Didja Hear? New Mexican Restaurant in Schenectady!

The TU’s Table Hopping Blog reports that a Mexican Radio is coming to Schenectady! Yeah, baby! Now, does this mean that I will forsake Bombers and their glorious lemon pepper-garlic wings and ginormous margaritas?  Oh, no.  And yet, will I appreciate a downtown option for my young girls in which the main decorating motif is … [Read more…]

Hikes for Families

Our last day of vacation before the long drive back.  The girls are “helping” Pop make pasta and listening to the adults sputter through their explanations of why all of us are rooting against Tiger at the Masters today.  Remind me to hide my Vanity Fair.  We are all pretty tuckered out–we were out late … [Read more…]


I was so busy making sure that you had plenty to do this week that I didn’t get a chance to tell you about the rest of the roadtrip.  The second day was just fine, thank you.  We took a swim in the hotel pool and then headed to Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh, North … [Read more…]

Link Love

So the nice ladies at the Momxchange blog said all sorts of lovely things about me, which was too kind of them.  You should check them out.  Among other things, they are much more likely to notice things like shopping opportunities for mommies–as I’ve mentioned before, I am not a shopper. I’ve also started contributing … [Read more…]

Adventures in Food

I struck out at dinner again last night.  Lately every main-dish recipe I try seems to be a tragic failure.  This is probably because I keep trying new super-healthy and vegetarian items, because that’s what I’d like us all to be eating. So, I attempted a Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew.  Part of what made … [Read more…]