Blessed and Thankful

Blessed and Thankful

I have a terrific colleague who started a mother and baby behavioral health service. Julie is wicked smart. She trained as a nurse, earned a doctorate, and became a midwife and nurse practitioner. She’s so smart, so good, so committed to moms who have experienced...
Autumnal Adventures

Autumnal Adventures

We went to New Hampshire! Now that we live in New England, it’s especially important to get the verbiage right. Not leaf peeking. Leaf peeping. We won’t make that mistake again. The weather forecasters give gradations of colors and say where to go and when for maximum...
Fireworks and Celebrations

Fireworks and Celebrations

Honestly, July was a busy month. I’m almost always up for road-tripping, though admittedly it was a bit of a challenge with two dogs, including a new puppy, when we drove to Memphis and back. For people who are used to living on an island across the pond, the wonders...
Ellie’s First Camp

Ellie’s First Camp

We made a promise to Ellie and her best friend that they could go to camp together—in Memphis. Then we moved to Boston last year and reneged. This was the summer to pay up. This was a big deal. We all looked forward to a trip back to Memphis to see friends we left...
I Need a Puppy

I Need a Puppy

We decided to get a new puppy. Some of you are gasping with horror and some with glee. We lost our faithful dog Bailey last year, and it was time. So we went to a place in Southeast Massachusetts and met the most fantastic woman with puppies. And the puppies looked...