Monthly Archives: July 2014

Intentional Reading

One of our cherished summer rituals is the boys’ and my weekly trip to the public library. They get their reading logs stamped for a new prize. Ethan quickly gathers an armload of books whose heavy weight challenges his walk back … Continue reading

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Neurotic Thoughts at the Amusement Park

What NOT to think about when spending the day at Cliff’s (Albuquerque’s local amusement park) with your family: – Do you think they use clean water or recycle used water at the splash park aka Watermania? How many kids have peed … Continue reading

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Summertime Soup

For the kids and I, summer means sweating at tennis, cooling off at swim, drinking fruit smoothies, extending imaginative play time, and eating naengmyun. Naengmyun is a Korean cold noodle soup that I grew up loving. I could eat it … Continue reading

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