Posted in July 2014


I recently received a text from my mom which read, “I really liked her when we met. I knew she’d be so convivial about Natalie.” Mom was referring to my long-time friend, Mary, who recently moved to Washington, DC and who we had a lovely brunch with when mom and I visited my daughter (in … Continue reading


Some words just make me smile. Tootling is one of them. We were just tootling down the road with the dog, taking a spin around the neighborhood. You really can’t be grumpy or down or anything but smiling when you’re tootling. We should all tootle more often. I think of tootling as a cousin to … Continue reading