April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself

Vacation

IF you plan a getaway specifically to attend Idina Menzel’s new Broadway show, THEN you might end up seeing her standby… and other thoughts about a whirlwind trip to New York

Bow Bridge

During the summer of 1997, I attended a week-long camp for high school students. Focusing on vocal music and technique, the program at Miami University of Ohio featured individual, small group and large group instruction. One of the classes during that week highlighted musical theater, a genre about which I knew little more than the […]

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The whale in the tank

I am amid a generation of parents who question everything and make educated choices to reject a great deal of mainstream parenting. Many moms and dads today are forgoing cribs in favor of co-sleeping, trading in disposable diapers for cloth ones and swapping out public education for homeschooling. I am not writing this post to […]

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Guess how much I miss you

As you read this, I am on a cruise with my husband, brother and sister-in-law. My Elliot as well as my niece and nephew are with my parents, “Mimi” and “Andy Pap.” Prior to this, the longest I’ve been away from Elliot is four days. I thought that was tough! I can’t imagine six nights […]

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Homey happiness

There are many sayings, clichés even, about home. Everyone knows if you click your ruby slippers together three times and say, “There’s no place like home,” you’ll be transported to Kansas. And, there are songs, books and movies that allude to the phrase, “Home is where the heart is.” The essence of home can include […]

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