Bird's eye view of the mall a.k.a. our Saturday shopping spree

11,000 Steps

  Yesterday, I spent 10 hours at Michigan’s largest outlet mall. I am not joking. I am not exaggerating. I am exhausted. My girls and I planned to take it easily and steadily as we spent a day shopping for clothing for my eldest son’s upcoming bar mitzvah. The understanding was that we would meander through and into stores, stop… Read more →


Last At Bat

Night had fallen and the tall bright lights shone on the diamond like a sun dawning. It had rained off and on and off the whole evening, which began before 7 with excitement and enthusiastic tension as my son’s team took to the field for his division’s World Series game 1. My son started playing baseball last fall, so his… Read more →