{(Almost) Wordless Wednesday} Llama Tourism


I just returned from the trip of a lifetime to Peru (Lima, Cuzco, MachuPicchu, Moray, Maras, Chinchero and Ollantaytambo). The best part of it all was sharing this amazing experience with my husband, Rahn, and our wonderful friends, Amynah and Firoz. Here is one of my favorite pictures taken at MachuPicchu. It is such an awe-inspring site, even the local llamas come to gawk. Stay tuned for more Continue Reading

Redshirting – Is This Trend Good or Bad For Our Kids?

My son will start Kindergarten when he is 5 years old. He will be 4 soon, and is all signed up for pre-k classes starting in August. Like all kids, he excels in some areas and struggles in others. I am glad that he has those areas in which he struggles - I think he will learn more from those experiences than he will from the things that come easy to him. That is why I will not be redshirting my Continue Reading

Harriett Rhoda Fox – Oy Vey

ISAAC Souvenir License Plate

What's in a name? A lot if you have a name like Harriett Rhoda Fox. Ms. Fox was an elementary school classmate of my father's, and he still remembers her name with a chuckle. How many times do you think someone asked her: "Does the fox mind?" "Where do you get a saddle for a fox?" "Do you need a license to ride a fox?" Choosing a baby name is as painful as pulling teeth - actually, more painful Continue Reading