Distractions

Disney World Truths

I just came back from a family vacation in Disney World. I love going to Disney World. I love walking up Main Street, USA. I love the smell of the carmel apples on the corner. I love the smiling, perpetually… Read More ›

Let the Sunshine In

It’s the little things, really. Today, I found a little bit ‘o sunshine warming up my blog: I was awarded the Sunshine Award by Melinda Ziskinder, a fellow writer who blogs about parenting and life and what-not over at There… Read More ›

One Hour Photo

I was driving with my son when we passed this old strip mall that had a One Hour Photo Shop. Intrigued, he asked me what it was. “Well,” I explained, “sometimes people need their pictures quickly for some reason or… Read More ›

Coffee Names

Whenever I go to Starbucks, I make up a name. The workers are always so nice, smiling and cheerful, and then they ask my name. I used to think I was unique in this, but then I saw this guy:… Read More ›

Powerball

I didn’t win the Powerball on Saturday night. I was shocked. I read all the odds. I knew that I had a greater chance of getting struck by lightning, twice. I knew that I had a greater chance of hitting… Read More ›

Forgetting Boston

Somewhere on that Friday, I forgot about Boston. Don’t get me wrong. I was plugged into virtually every part of the story that unfolded that day like an episode of Homeland. Or 24. I had the live police scanner feed… Read More ›