Holidays on Ice

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I think one of the first times I realized I liked Josh was when we were spending an afternoon at Barnes and Noble last fall. We were browsing the short essays section (only the greatest area of the bookstore!) when I pulled out Dress Your Family in Denim and Corduroy by David Sedaris and told Josh to read the story Let It Snow (you can read the short essay here)....

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His name is Ohad.

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Just returned home from BAM where we saw the Batsheva Dance Company perform. All I can say is……

The company is based in Israel under the direction of Ohad Naharin. In my opinion, nothing comes close to Ohad’s work and probably won’t for a long time. Truly inspiring. I idolize this man. I had the pleasure of personally working with him yesterday at school along side my senior class on a piece of his repertory, Echad, which we are fortunate enough to be performing for Senior Showcase in May....

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Such a beautiful day.

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Today I had lunch with 16 year old Ebony Chrichlow. Ebony is from Texas and in 2005, was diagnosed with leukemia. Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Ebony was able to come to New York for an entire week with her mother and spend a day at Juilliard observing classes and rehearsals and interact with faculty and students....

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Maybe…

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Maybe I said I was going off sugar this whole week but have an open pint of Ben & Jerry’s sitting here right next to me…

Maybe I secretly fell inlove with my husband months before he fell inlove with me but the girl in me still waited for him to say it first.

Maybe I’ve never folded any of the clothes inside my dresser and have a husband whose drawers look like a page from the Martha Stewart catalog....

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