under the sea

I know you’re not supposed to peg your child early on. Certainly don’t voice your opinion on what you think they should do when they grow up, but if my Madelyn doesn’t pursue a career involving something swimming in the ocean or human anatomy, I will fall down in shock. She was three when her…

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every.single.day

4:30 nearly every day, my iPod timer bings and I know where I’m going: to the kitchen. If dinner preparation is simple, I can make dinner within a half hour. But more time, more freedom for interruptions, for listening to a podcast, decanting a glass of wine and quietly, gently, preparing the evening’s repast is much…

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