Things I love about summer: I love the heat and humidity. I love long days and a good cricket serenade. I love the swimming pool, popsicles dripping down my kids’ chins and berries, berries, berries. I’m three-quarters watermelon and one-half cucumber pretty much all of June and July. I love not being able to see my […]

I’ve been meaning to get this post out for weeks now and I’ve started it more than once. But I either end up telling you too much or too little, so I am just going to do a quick drive-by and hit the high points. Writing I’ve been working very hard to get my book The […]

One Morning in Boulder

When my kids and I read Robert McCloskey’s books, I just want to crawl inside and live in the world he’s created. I want to be with Sal and her mom picking blueberries on a mountainside, though I could do without the bear tagging along. I want to stand at the shoreline and dig clams with […]

Flowers are nice. Breakfast-in-bed is lovely, too. But if you’re local to Atlanta and looking for a new way to honor the mom in your life this Mother’s Day, consider giving her some Movement Magic. Here’s what she’ll enjoy: A night “in.” (This means if you have small children, you are in charge of making […]