My neighbor is having a tree taken down. She’s lobbied the county for years to have it cut and apparently today is the day. Which is fantastic for her, but a pain the behind for me. Because the bane of working from home when you live where I do is the constant barrage of noise […]

I can’t remember what year it was that I started teaching fitness. I know I got certified by AFAA in 2000 and waited two years to teach. I wanted to make sure that I knew my stuff before I stood up in front of a crowd and claimed to be knowledgable. The joke was, of […]

My blog title is kind of a spoiler, no? It’s just that I have worked so very long and hard to get the audio version of my novel, The Myth of Jake, out to you, that I couldn’t wait a single second longer to share the news. (By the way, this post is filled with […]

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 […]