Life was meant to be lived and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

My Holiday Calendar

by lesliedinaberg on October 29, 2010

When I was a kid Halloween was by far the wackiest holiday we had. Adults were actually giving us candy for starters, not to mention letting us stay up late, wear makeup and run screaming down the street. How could you not love a holiday like that? Halloween is still one of my favorites. It’s […]

The Upside of Arguments

by lesliedinaberg on October 22, 2010

Though it pains me to admit it, I’ve got a mean streak when it comes to arguments. Whether I’m right or wrong, or even arguing about something I don’t really care about—I like to win. So does my husband. This can lead to some heated discussions, most of which are amusing and some of which […]

My Kind of Playground

by lesliedinaberg on October 15, 2010

Once you have children, those moments when you feel completely relaxed are few and far between. I think I had one once in the early 90s and then another time in 2002 when I was zonked out on cold medicine, but until recently, that’s about it. And it occurs to me that I didn’t even […]

Dear Blank, Please Blank

by lesliedinaberg on October 8, 2010

Dear Dear Blank, Please Blank, You have just surpassed stretching, making sure my DVR is programmed and Facebook as my favorite way to procrastinate. Keep up the good work, Leslie I stumbled across a very funny website the other day, It’s a site where people write in and fill in the blanks. You know […]

The Write Stuff

by lesliedinaberg on October 1, 2010

A Conversation With Rebecca McClanahan When we’re not gobbling up the written word with a gusto that bewilders non-readers as much as whatever it is they do for pleasure baffles us, one of the things we writers like to do most is talk to other writers. This week I had the pleasure of chatting with […]