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LLBean Snowshoe Package $179

Let’s Have Some Outdoor Fun this Winter

Being outdoors this winter will be the best and safest way to exercise and socialize with friends and extended family. Getting fresh air is also good for our mental health, which is a big plus, especially now. There are so many fun outdoor activities to do in the winter including snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, skating, and of course walking. There is something for everyone in my top picks for outdoor fun this winter. ...

My Hair Piece

I had my head shaved two months ago after my first chemo treatment. Anticipating all kinds of horrifying ego pain…and excruciating first glances in the mirror…and traumatizing my dear ones by the reveal of my naked head… l am shockingly, weirdly, gratefully at peace with it. In a making lemonade out of lemons moment, I am free for the first time in memory of being at the mercy of a bad hair day equaling a bad day....
Friends Toasting at Thanksgiving Dinner

Prepare for Your College Student’s Return for the Holidays

If you missed this New York Times piece, it's a must read for kids coming home from college. "Plan out the trip home and set ground rules for safe socializing. And remember that they’ve had a tough year, too, so give them the space to talk about it. “Rates of anxiety, depression and general malaise among my college patients have never been this bad, even compared to after 9/11,” said Dr. Julia Turovsky, a clinical psychologist in Chatham, N.J....
Dancing at a wedding

One Marriage Begins as One Marriage Ends

My twenty-four year-old son stood in front of me and said, “I’m going to propose to Sara.” Of course I was excited for him. I loved Sara and they loved each other. But in my head I yelled, “nooooooo. I’m not ready!” I was okay with my son getting married, but I wasn’t ready to witness the beginning of his marriage so close to the end of my own. It was just six weeks earlier that his dad and I had agreed to divorce....
Kirk and Spock

What’s Your Playbook Look Like During Lockdown on Your Starship Enterprise

I never wanted to be on Starship Enterprise when Captain Kirk looked over to Spock and said, "We are going into lockdown." The magical sliding doors would seal and the Captain's Deck would be contained. And we would spend the next 30 minutes watching anxiously what was going to happen during this containment. I'm not sure who is playing Captain Kirk, I think we tend to switch off, on our Starship America 2020, my husband may not agree with that assessment. He and I are refining our skills in the cockpit of our lives. And we are creating daily routines on our Starship America 2020 during our containment....
Mongolian Cashmere Crew $50

Meet Quince, an exciting new retailer you will want to tell all your friends about

I am so excited to highlight a new retailer, Quince, who has generated quite a lot of buzz in a very short time. They are a manufacturer to consumer start-up from San Francisco that launched in mid October (yes, just a few weeks ago!) Quince sells fashion and home goods that are high quality, made in a sustainable way, and sold at radically low prices. ...

Featured on Relationship Thursday

Friends Toasting at Thanksgiving Dinner

Prepare for Your College Student’s Return for the Holidays

If you missed this New York Times piece, it's a must read for kids coming home from college. "Plan out the trip home and set ground rules for safe socializing. And remember that they’ve had a tough year, too, so give them the space to talk about it. “Rates of anxiety, depression and general malaise among my college patients have never been this bad, even compared to after 9/11,” said Dr. Julia Turovsky, a clinical psychologist in Chatham, N.J....

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LLBean Snowshoe Package $179

Let’s Have Some Outdoor Fun this Winter

Being outdoors this winter will be the best and safest way to exercise and socialize with friends and extended family. Getting fresh air is also good for our mental health, which is a big plus, especially now. There are so many fun outdoor activities to do in the winter including snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, skating, and of course walking. There is something for everyone in my top picks for outdoor fun this winter. ...