Letters to My Niece #1

April 23, 2015  Dear Niece, I’m writing to you today to tell you that you are growing up way too fast. I want to know, what’s the hurry? I know the world of grown ups probably seems very exciting and interesting to you – they…

Letters To My Niece #3

May 10, 2015 Dear Niece, I did something stupid today and I’d like to explain why I think it was a stupid thing to do. Now, you may think it’s a small, tiny mistake really, but in the larger scheme of things, what I did…

Letters to My Niece #4

Pretty Girls May 25, 2015 Dear Niece, Much to your oblivion, your family, often breaks into a debate about how you will be perceived when you grow up. We all know you’ll be pretty, but will you be smart enough? Unfortunately, for girls, these two…

Bi-Cycle Diaries

So, I am twenty-two, and I am learning how to ride a bicycle. I can understand how amusing this could be for all you bicycling experts out there, who mastered this art (yes, art) at ages 7, 8 and 9. Clearly, I felt at that…