Friday Fun Fact

The Pledge of Allegiance was written as part of a plan to sell flags to schools.

The “After” Birthday Party

My daughter wants an “after party” after her birthday party.

I don’t know what is more distressing.  The fact that the idea came from a 9-year-old or the that we live in a small NYC 2-bedroom apartment and the only space available for such thing is the bathroom.

Wordless Wednesday

Battery Park

Battery Park

Monica Lewinsky

Geez, I hate to be held accountable and judged years later for all the stupid things I did at 22.

Isn’t it time we hang up the blue dress?

Sunday’s Saying

“Sometimes you just have to take the leap, and build your wings on the way down.” Kobi Yamanda

Flying Solo: My Decision Not To Date

What started out as chitchat in the elevator spilled out into the hallway. Somewhere between our kids and the weather, the conversation took a sharp left and my neighbor began venting about his marital problems. Sex, of lack of, topped the list.

Most would have walked then, but I suffered from “friendly ear” syndrome and stayed put. Worse, I nodded.

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Friday Fun Fact

Spring fever is a real syndrome. When the temperature rises during the warm spell after a long winter, there is a dilation of the blood vessels so blood can be carried to the body surface where heat can be lost quickly. People experience an energetic feeling when this happens.