Making 1000 New Memories to Erase One

Before I used to love New York City. The bustling crowds, the beautiful architecture, the overstuffed deli sandwiches, the ear-blasting concerts, and the endless (literally shop til you drop) storefronts. Growing up right outside of the city, I’d take day trips there with my parents, field trips with my classmates, date nights with boys, and … Continue reading Making 1000 New Memories to Erase One

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These are the Lessons that a Recent Death has Taught Me About Life

I love writing, but lately, I haven't been able to write. My mornings are cloudy despite sunshine, and my evenings are quiet despite living with a toddler. Time is moving slowly. Tears are falling more easily. It's harder to experience joy. These are the feelings from loss. Despite being a glass-half-full, joyful, life-loving cheerleader, smiles … Continue reading These are the Lessons that a Recent Death has Taught Me About Life

How Cleaning Out My Old House Created a Community

This past Saturday was the end of an era. After owning our childhood home in Purchase, NY for 30 years, it finally sold. Getting over this emotional hurdle was one thing, but there was an even bigger challenge: The contents inside hadn't moved since 1985. This was going to be a massive undertaking. If you've … Continue reading How Cleaning Out My Old House Created a Community