Time Flies

My 30 year high school reunion is this year. I really do not believe it.  My kids gave me satellite radio for the car for Mother's Day and I am stuck on the "70"s on 7".  I don't know why but I kept thinking that was my 'mother's music' until I heard my prom theme and then it hit me. Holy smokes, time flies!Now I had my kids late in life and after 3 years of fertility treatments, hormone drugs…

Stick with your own kind……

This past week I celebrated my 21st wedding anniversary. I married a great guy and have been blessed.  I am 100% Italian…he is only 50%.  I never told my grandfather that he was not all Italian. It would have broken his heart! Now, that may sound terrible but my grandfather explained to me that it is easier with “your own kind”.  You share common values, religion and a history of traditions that you both were raised with like in my…

Imported or Domestic

Are we talking about wine, cars, beer or even rare works of art? No. we are talking about food.I was recently on vacation at a beautiful home we rent in the Finger Lakes. We love it there and we all have a ball. (Even though it rained for the entire week) Anyway, our main focus was not about the clothing we needed or board games and puzzles for rainy days. We needed to have food, and the good stuff.Auntie Lou…

Mad Italian on the train.

How lucky am I to have the family and friends that make up my life? I commute a hefty distance into Manhattan and have been blessed with good friends. Tonight, as our train continued to be delayed, the ‘usual suspects’ and I shared tales of our early commuting experiences and laughed so hard that it kept our minds off the fact that we would probably not get home until 10pm. Home. To kids who still meet me at the door…