Polo! Game of Kings

Recently, I attended my first polo match. It was so much fun! Who knew how thrilling it could be to watch a bunch of men chase after a little ball? Well, it was the horses that made it different, I have to say. Great care is taken in the rules to keep the horses safe....

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

 While I was driving my three kids through a winter blizzard to a ski race in Vermont, my traveling husband was dining at the Fort Lauderdale airport with a porn star. Ha! Got your attention? I want that line to be the start of a novel some day, but it happens to also...

O Christmas Tree…Falling Down on Me!

Our goal for the Christmas tree is to have it stand up straight, be beautiful and look festive. Its goal is to fall over dead. The first time we had a tree fall over it happened in the middle of the night. The good news is it fell over on the night of Christmas Day,...

Skiing – A Great Family Sport

Skiing is a great sport – you’re outdoors, getting exercise, enjoying beautiful scenery, and having a few thrills! But it’s also cold. Our home ski mountain is a small area with one main lift. You are bound to know people in the lift line because...

Bicycling in Amsterdam

  What is the most common mode of transportation in Amsterdam? If you looked at the picture, you know the answer. A bicycle. As a city reclaimed from the ocean, Amsterdam is totally flat. Therefore, bicycling is easy, and everyone does it. You will see chic...