One Morning In Maine

One Morning In Maine

When I wake up, it is too quiet. There are two dogs in the house, a mother-in-law, and a husband, but I can immediately sense the absence of my kids. Outside the window, the Penobscot bay is dead calm. I grab coffee and my water ski…wet suit, for...
Saint-Tropez’s Les Voiles

Saint-Tropez’s Les Voiles

Now I know why my girlfriends like to visit Saint-Tropez in the fall instead of summer.  Every year, in late September or early October, the world’s most impressive sailing yachts gather here for Les Voiles, a race through the emerald-green waters of the bay....
We Are The Champions

We Are The Champions

Griffin’s soccer team lost every game but one this season.  Disappointing for him, sure, but excruciating for us parents.  “Be aggressive!” is what my competitive heart yearned to yell from the sidelines.  “Get the #$%-ing ball!”  But did I really want to be that kind...
weRocked the weSpark

weRocked the weSpark

The starting line of the weSpark 10K race was at the top of the Universal Studios lot, right next to the green screen used in the movie “The Truman Show”.  With the November temperature pushing toward the 80s, several thousand people, running in support of...