April Moments

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


What I learned from the Whole30

During the summer of 2010, my friend Robin introduced me to a way of eating called “paleo.” I had never heard of it, but she explained that following the paleo diet, in very simple terms, means eating like a caveman. (Paleo is short for paleolithic, as in the Paleolithic Era.) So to eat paleo – […]

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Life is like eating a pomegranate

Yesterday I did something for the first time. I ate fresh pomegranate. I’ve never bought a pomegranate before because it always seemed like too much work. But Elliot has asked for one the past two grocery trips, so I decided to give it a try. Forrest Gump said, “Life is like a box of chocolates,” […]


‘C’ is for cupcakes or cake pops or cake or CRAZY CHAOS

I remember the moment my daughter was born. It was exhilarating and a huge relief to finally see her and hold her after many months of praying for her conception and, of course, the months I spent carrying her. Those first hours, days and weeks were difficult, yet overwhelmingly tender. When I think back, I have to […]

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Daniel and dark chocolate

Before I left work yesterday, Mike and I planned to meet at the park so the kids could play. During the half-mile walk from my office to my car, I realized something. There was a piece of dark chocolate in my lunch bag. Oh, dark chocolate. I’ve always enjoyed a nice piece of dark chocolate. […]

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