Drinking Red Wine On Vacation

'Isla, do you like America?' 'I love it.' 'Mumma used to live here.' 'Where? In the toilet?' We were in the bathroom.  Although, she can be sarcastic, too.  Not her fault. And I should say Isla and Neil were in the bathroom.  I can't even fit myself in most accessible stalls, let alone go with … Continue reading Drinking Red Wine On Vacation

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When The Accessible Hotel Room Is Inaccessible

The first thing we thought about when planning THE TRIP was finding a wheelchair-accessible place to stay on Long Island. I love my Mom, but having three extra people in her house would not be a clever thing to do. We thought about renting a room in a house, but couldn't find a place accessible … Continue reading When The Accessible Hotel Room Is Inaccessible

Where Everybody Knows Your Name?

Hello! Picture it: A relaxed but working writer on her laptop in a coffeeshop.  Sipping coffee and eating a complicated but delicious sandwich.  Inspired by the coffee shop music of various conversations punctuated by random laughter and maybe some tears.  Inspired by her coffee and her complicated but delicious sandwich. Setting the scene out the … Continue reading Where Everybody Knows Your Name?

3 Books, 3 Blogs With Wed In Central Park

A few days ago, I had the bright idea to open up 3 Books, 3 Blogs to some groovy guest bloggers. I’m (really) quite excited about featuring other people’s book and blog choices, and hope you enjoy them, too. Since the fam and I are off to NY THIS WEEKEND I thought we’d start with … Continue reading 3 Books, 3 Blogs With Wed In Central Park

Don’t Wake Up In Kansas

My mother lives on Long Island (My accent changes when I speak to her but that may be another post.) Last week, she said 'a storm is brewing, but it won't be as bad as a hurricane.'  Today, I awoke to news reports of the East Coast closing off and shutting down.  I got worried.  … Continue reading Don’t Wake Up In Kansas