Today my wonderfully helpful sister was weeding my jungle of a garden. She told me there were tons of tomatoes, especially cherry ones. Then she exclaimed that there were these really long cucumbers hanging off the back fence. “Cucumbers?,” I thought. Didn’t all my cukes die during the heat wave a couple of weeks ago? And since when […]
These days it seems I live in a hot house of never-ending upheaval. Maintaining my composure, not to mention enough focus to get any work done, is a daily struggle. Yes, I set my daughter up for an exciting summer of different camp programs. And, while she comes home every day sweaty and smiling, she […]
Hi, yes, it’s me again, talking about food. But now that I’m free to blab about this cool assignment I was on in the spring, during which I was sworn to secrecy, I just can’t help it! The August issue of the Star-Ledger’s Inside Jersey magazine features a Best of NJ “Food Fight” article that calls […]
My 10-year old, like many kids, has a selective memory. Ask what he did at school, and he replies, “nothing.” Ask what his coach said in the pep talk, and he says, “nothing.” Ask him how the Lion King was on Broadway (the camp took him last year), and he shrugs, “nothing.” IT WAS A […]
I don’t think I’d be rallying an iota as much as Sydney and her family if she were my kid. I freak over every little boo-boo and fever. I can’t imagine what they’re going through or HOW they get through it. But they have no choice.