Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

Weekend Open Thread

Happy Thanksgiving to those who celebrate it! This year I am thankful for so much: my own good health and the health of my family and loved ones; having both kids in school full-time now; a husband who’s as active in child-rearing and running the home as I could want; wonderful, supportive friends; all the… Read more

Happy Friday! What do you have planned for the weekend? I want to take the kids to a family-friendly performance by a Zimbabwe hip-hop band tomorrow and to family day at the Guggenheim on Sunday but they are already complaining about both things, so we’ll see. I got a migraine last weekend that knocked me… Read more

Happy Friday! Here are a few things from around the web that may interest you: For the record, I really hate #4, but the rest of the tips are pretty good in this How to Start a Conversation article. File this in the big Don’t folder: The Pre-wedding Parties Where Couples Charge Admission This Modern… Read more

Happy Friday! Hope you all have had a great week. I’m writing this during a two-hour break I have from a mostly all-day gig at the kids’ school today. It’s Hispanic Heritage month and Jackson and Joanie are in Spanish dual-language classes, so they have performances this week – Jackson’s class sang “Remember Me” (from… Read more

Weekend Open Thread

Happy weekend! What are you all up to? We’ve got Joanie’s class pet – a guinea pig named Coco – at our house for the weekend (you can read my dramatic history with class pets in my insta stories to better understand why I’m feeling a little anxious and why I broke my drinking hiatus… Read more