I love love love the new Beauty and the Beast movie. One of the best parts, of course, is the Beast’s library, so I wrote “Belle Would Be Enchanted by These 10 Lovely Libraries in Hotels” for USA Today 10Best.Read All Entries
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I wish it had been around when my uncle needed it. [Read more…]
It’s been a long time since we had puppies. [Read more…]
Just look at how content I am, leaning in and holding onto her, while she pulls me close and makes sure I know how loved I am.
It is exactly how she’s always made me feel.
And, trust me, there are days I wish I could still climb on her lap like that. [Read more…]
Let me start at the beginning.
We were on a tour bus in Amsterdam when the guide mentioned Hans Brinker.
“Who’s that?” my daughter asked me.
“You never heard of Hans Brinker? The boy who put his finger in the dyke?”
There was a pause as the kids looked at me in horror, then looked at each other and burst into the kind of obnoxiously loud, hysterical, can’t-catch-your-breath laughter that is absolutely inappropriate in public places – and impossible to control.
“Put his finger in the dyke?!” spurted my son, gasping for air.
“Oh, my God, you guys, you know what I’m talking about,” I said, rolling my eyes and trying to shush them while the other passengers gave us dirty looks and my husband pushed his Earbuds in deeper.