After 10 years and two kids, life in New York was no longer my dream. So instead of facing another brutal winter waiting for a city bus that may never come, my husband and I packed up the kids and headed south. As much as I miss my beloved Brooklyn, it was time for me to get the heck out of Dodge.
This is my story of learning how to drive again, rediscovering the joys of grocery stores with aisles wide enough for a careening cab, and dealing with the frustrations of the carpool line.
Monday, May 2, 2011
"For God and Country"
“For God and country.”
Those are the words the Ground Commander reportedly radioed back, “For God and country. Geronimo. Geronimo. Geronimo.”
Osama bin Laden is dead, and in hours since the news broke, I’ve been trying to process, well, everything.
There is relief that this horrifically long chapter is over. There is concern about what reprisals may occur. There is embarrassment over the cheerleaders performing stunts in front of the White House, those images broadcast worldwide.