Mother Of The Year!

Mother Of The Year!

As in Worst Mother of the Year, that is. Generally, I pride myself on my calendar skills. If you know me, you may have even heard me brag over the years about my superior time management capabilities. Well, I really blew it this time – maybe even worse than that...
He Read My Body Like a Map

He Read My Body Like a Map

Now that got your attention, didn’t it? To be clear, I am speaking about a massage therapist, not a lover. That’s one thing I don’t talk about publicly. Anyway – the hands of which I’m speaking belong to Open Table Massage’s Myron. I saw him recently for the...
Home Ownership: American Dream or Nightmare?

Home Ownership: American Dream or Nightmare?

Growing up, we moved a lot. By the time I finished high school I had lived in at least 10 different homes, with my longest stretch being about 5 years in one house. The places we lived were a combination of apartments, houses, and even a home shared with another...
Soaking It All In

Soaking It All In

I’ve written before about the Airbnb experiences I’ve enjoyed while traveling. There was the Irish baking class I took in Galway last spring where I learned how to finally make a good brown bread (and scones!), and the two experiences (a food tour in Athens, and a...
Getting Into the Spirit

Getting Into the Spirit

With just nine days remaining until Christmas, we here at CivMix are engaging in a little holiday Q-and-A. We have posed a set of (we think fairly easy to answer) questions, and hope that some of our favorite people will respond. If you’re interested in...