Monthly Archives: January 2011

Nothing New (chicago)

I was laughing this weekend, as I was spending time in Chicago reconnecting with so many familiar faces, swimming in my extroversion. I was laughing as I walked into the hotel and IMMEDIATELY ran into a on old friend, Anthony, … Continue reading

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On Success *an update*

To be fair, I thought I would give airtime to baby inBetween.  Not in the name of fairness, because who cares? rather it was just so apropos. When I went to pick him up from preschool, the teacher pulled me … Continue reading

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Nothing New (in succession)

It’s been hard to find myself coming back to post about nothing.  Who can blog and share thoughts about NOTHING? Really, it’s been that way.  When you are buying nothing new, there is a lot less buying.  Period. I have … Continue reading

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Nothing New (locally)

In preparation for our Year, Mr inBetween and I talked very briefly about a couple ground rules we agreed on.  One, was that we were both okay with continuing our lifestyle of supporting local artisans, musicians, actors.  We live in … Continue reading

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Nothing New (for lunch)

Every night after dinner, we clean up the dishes from the table and, in turn, the kitchen. Somewhere in there I (FINALLY!) realized this was the best time to make the lunches for school the next day.  My kids, since … Continue reading

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Nothing New (in hot water)

Months ago, our hot water heater seemed to be on it’s way out.  Upon entering the shower, one would be doused with steamy streams of hot water that soon turned lukewarm, and quickly, cool.  After fifteen minutes, one couldn’t complain, … Continue reading

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Nothing New (rumspringa)

Many years ago I happened upon a documentary that was about Rumspringa. If you are not familiar I suggest checking it out.  Basically, it is a season of adolesence in which Amish kids are encouraged to live apart from their … Continue reading

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