Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

Book Club!

I set a goal for myself for this year to read 25 books. I chose that number because it seemed both doable and ambitious enough for me that I would *have* to change my habits, which was the point of the goal. Many, many moons ago – before kids and even before marriage when I… Read more

Believe it or not, this weekend is Memorial Day here in the US, which means summer is just around the corner (and here in NYC, with temps nearly double what they were ten days ago, it very much suddenly feels like summer), which means it’s time to think about summer reading. As I’ve mentioned several… Read more

This year I set a goal for myself to read more books, which is a goal I make every year and fail at. But this year I did something different… and it’s working! What I did differently this year was to give myself a number of books to read — 25, which seemed both mildly… Read more

With Memorial Day now behind us, we turn our attention to all the grand things summer promises: steamy thunderstorms at dusk; BBQs that last all weekend; bike rides that can go on for hours; sundresses and sandals; Gin & Tonics; outdoor festivals; road trips; and long, lazy beach days. Summer, of course, would not be… Read more

I made a summer bucket list a couple weeks ago in an effort to encourage myself to seize the moment (or seize the three months, as it were) and enjoy some of the season before it disappears and all I have are hazy memories of way, way too many hours logged at our local playground… Read more