My youngest daughter, at graduation With my youngest child graduating valedictorian from high school, I have been reflecting on our family’s journey. Over the course of eight years, our three children attained high goals during their secondary education. Our oldest was salutatorian, our second had a 4.0 GPA while serving […]

Path to Valedictorian

I did a grueling but amazing Crossfit workout this morning (100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats sandwiched between a mile run at start and finish…named Murph, in honor of a Navy SEAL who died in Afghanistan), ate a yummy flapjack breakfast at the Clark Historic Farm, ate my first snow […]

A great day

Pink Think: “Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.” – Douglas MacArthur My son […]

My Son

Pink Think: “Children are the anchors of a mother’s life.” – Sophocles Art from Eden PlatformI was seeing my youngest daughter off the other day when she turned to me at the front porch with a worried look. “You’re going to be there at 2 right?” she said. At first […]


Pink Think: “Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed… I think food is, actually, very beautiful in itself.” – Delia Smith A rare treat: taking my sister out to lunch I am embarking on a crazy cooking adventure on Saturday. I am hosting a Philippine fiesta […]

Crazy Cooking Adventure