Category Archives: Family

Dear Vera & Jules: Think of Me as Every Place

Dear Vera & Jules, It’s Christmas afternoon in Los Angeles, warm and sunny, and there is still sand between my toes from our walk on the beach today. You both woke up promptly at 6AM, excited to see what Santa brought for you, and if he liked the cookies you made for him, and Vera […]


I can never believe how quickly December passes. Next week we head to Chicago, and after that Ohio, for Christmas. Veronica has been obsessively talking about seeing her cousins, and I’m feeling little twinges of guilt that we live so far away from our extended family. There are ten grandkids, including Jules and Vera, in […]

Letting Go

I can’t believe it’s been over a week since I’ve blogged. I think that’s the longest I’ve gone in years. I’ve been trying to be more forgiving of myself though when it comes to not accomplishing things, and blogging has been one thing I’ve tried not to beat myself up over. That said, I do […]