Posts tagged "New Orleans"

Zoinks! Did I Inadvertently Participate in an Art Scam?

Zoinks! Did I Inadvertently Participate in an Art Scam?
I haven’t slept in weeks. Each time I close my eyes, fear settles in and I hear a voice ominously declare “Ain’t no rest for the wicked.” I open my eyes and Cage the Elephant’s song is mysteriously playing – again. I spend hours searching the internet, hunting for details. My family recently drove 15... Read more »

Cruising with Kids, Part 1: Exhausted and Overwhelmed Before the Ship Left Port

Cruising with Kids, Part 1: Exhausted and Overwhelmed Before the Ship Left Port
I told my kids it would be a fun vacation. I told my husband it would be a relaxing vacation. I told my family that a cruise vacation would be the best vacation ever. I was wrong For years, I’ve been lured by the cruise industry commercials: Giant glossy ships floating in pristine clear-blue waters,... Read more »

Life in Transition and One Mother's Difficult Decision: Parenting Without A Parachute

In one hour, I am leaving my children. Actually by the time that I am finished writing this entry and posting it, I will already be far away from them.  In another state.  In another time zone. Currently, I sit in the airport terminal, jittery with nervous excitement and a small amount of uncertainty. In... Read more »
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