Week 19/52

Weekly snapshots of family life in 2016 Another crazy week done. At least, we had Mother’s Day that gave us a bit of a reprieve from the usual running around. It was quite a lazy one with the girls and Richard making breakfast for me while I got to indulge in some bedside reading in the morning. …

Week 18/52

Weekly snapshots of family life in 2016 This past Saturday, I took advantage of the ongoing Montclair Film Festival and saw a moving documentary, Sonita, about a 14-year-old Afghan refugee in Iran who aspired to become a rapper.  Directed by Iranian filmmaker Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami, the movie follows Sonita as she deals with the hardships of refugee …

52 Weeks, Week 41

Weekly snapshots of my girls and life in general in 2015 Every week seems to just go quicker and quicker, my friends. I know it always seems that way as we get closer to the holidays but I think it’s even feel more accelerated now that the girls are older. This weekend is a perfect …

A Snowy Weekend

The weather was indeed frightful in the Northeast over the weekend.   Throughout Saturday, we had snow that later turned into ice.  It was like a huge ice skating rink outside by the time Sunday morning came.  Luckily, the temps went up on Sunday and we were able to get out of the house. We …