We're none of us born patient, as a baby's wails demanding immediacy can attest. But we learn as we grow that we must wait, and we find that we can. We wait for big things and small alike -- our loved ones to return home, our gardens to grow, and our turn to cross the street. Waiting is hard, plain and simple. more
Earlier this month I gave those subscription meal boxes a try. I must say that it was both convenient and extremely satisfying to have an answer for the universal question asked by nearly all men the world over: What's for dinner?
I didn't have to figure out a menu, choose side dishes, or go to the grocery store. All I had to do was open the box and cook what was in it. No thinking, no planning, no shopping. Just cooking. After 5 weeks on and off, I cancelled the subscription, because the truth is, I missed the planning more
This weekend we celebrate Mothers' Day. I like to think about Mothers' Day not just as a day to remember our own mothers, but a day to recognize and honor all the influential women in our lives. Certainly, our mothers are the first to love us, but there are so many strong women who have nurtured us. These are the women more
The May book selection is A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. I read this book earlier this year and thoroughly enjoyed it. A beautiful story of a Russian aristocrat imprisoned in a Moscow hotel who manages to build a wonderful life and find great happiness despite