Tag: family

Home Truths

You don’t get to be my age without learning a few hard lessons in life. Granted, I’m (only) 52, but given the fact I am weirdly accident prone, who knows whether today I might trip over a rollerskate and puncture my jugular on a drinking straw? In case […]

Another Italian Holiday!

Hello, my lovelies! Yes, it has been, like, FOREVER since Mother Hen has updated her diaries, but here I am! HH and I have recently returned from a wonderful 5-day getaway to my posto preferito, bella Italia! Ok, sure, it was too cool to swim in the Med, […]

Blame It All on the Sunrise

How to photograph the perfect sunrise and still manage to ruin your day: Lock your spare house key inside house. Go to driveway and start your car with keyless entry fob. Decide sunrise is too pretty to let pass undocumented. Get out of car to photograph sunrise with iPhone, keys […]

From the Mouths of Babes

I wouldn’t call myself hardened or jaded, but I can generally sniff out a video designed to make money off the fruit of one’s loins. They generally sicken me and rank right alongside any sappy Hallmark meme someone has unwittingly cross-stitched to my Facebook page. No thank you! […]

The Right Side of the Bed

My air purifier switches off promptly at 7 a.m. and as usual, my response is classically Pavlovian. Once the white noise disappears, I am completely and absolutely awake, and to be honest, it is a kinder wakeup call than Pavlov’s bell. I am, however, immediately hungry. (Go figure!) Precisely […]