Garage Cleanout: Part One

I first decided to pick this blog back up at the urging of my husband, who said I had some “magic,” ability to connect with people.  I’m not sure if that’s true, but I do enjoy learning about others and sharing my own story, so here’s another chapter in mine. This past weekend we embarked... Continue Reading →

Do You Have 10 Minutes to Spare?

  I’ve been reading on some other, really great blogs, about the imperative to be consistent in order to grow an audience.  I totally agree, and I’ve pledged to do my best to be consistent in my own posting.  I’m actually very impressed with some of my favorite bloggers’ ability to post something every day,... Continue Reading →

Thank God It’s Friday!

So, in keeping with my previous post about honesty, I will say I'm honestly glad the week is nearly over. This past week has been a tough one for me. After the snow melted (and there is still some around), it was time to scurry around doing all the things that went undone while we... Continue Reading →


I've been doing some research on various blogs and I realize the posts get the most comments are the ones where the writer is totally honest. It could be a post that is happy, sad, tragic, technical...But the feelings expressed are clearly honest. That's not to say I haven't been honest in my posts. I... Continue Reading →

Conquering Fears

So, today for the first time in my life, I drove in icy road conditions. It was scary for this L.A. girl, but I made it to my destination and back safely. It turns out the iciest roads are right in front of our house! I started out with the car in low gear and... Continue Reading →

Snowed in in Nashville

So, Nashville is having the biggest snowstorm since we moved here. Yesterday it snowed all day, and this morning, everything is white. It's eerily quiet, and I have a slight claustrophobic feeling. Lots to do, but definitely homebound today. Who knows? Maybe I'll actually go out and play in it. Still can't believe I live... Continue Reading →

Plastic Surgery

Today I was at the hairdresser and I picked up a copy of the latest People. The cover story was about Heidi Montag, 23-year-old star of The Hills and her plastic surgery obsession. She had 10 surgeries in one day recently and admits to planning even more as she gets older. Her parents weren't told... Continue Reading →


Today was a Pilates workout. I started Pilates lessons two years ago not long after I moved to Nashville. It's something I always wanted to do but never had time. I love it! Pilates really changed the way my body looks and feels. I feel stronger and more flexible and I think I won't be... Continue Reading →


This past weekend was a whirlwind of volunteering at our synagogue. It was our intention when we moved to Nashville to get involved in the Jewish community as a way of making friends and connections in our new hometown. This community is quite a bit smaller than the one we left behind in L.A. so... Continue Reading →

At a crossroads

Well, after a little over two years in Nashville, we find ourselves at a crossroads.  In the next year-and-a-half, our youngest will be in college and we will have an empty nest.  Obviously this brings up lots of emotions and for me it's a very bittersweet time.  It's also a time of re-evaluating what we... Continue Reading →

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