Tag Archives: fall

Claire: In It

I’m sitting on an uncomfortable bench at my daughter’s gymnastics center. There’s no room on the uncomfortable benches in front of the window where you can attempt to find your child somewhere in the rainbow of leotards among the hundred … Continue reading

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Claire: Seafood Celebration

We are in Newport, Rhode Island, watching the sun set over Bowen’s Wharf. We are seated at a seasonal bar that will close down in a week, according to our waitress. We are glimpsing the last gorgeous gasp of late … Continue reading

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Claire: The Long Weekend

On Friday night, Newman and I took my mother to a concert with an Irish singer. It was great; his voice was amazing, but even better than that was that he sang all the familiar old songs–even the ones I … Continue reading

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Claire: Training Run Time-out

Sometimes I feel like all my internal cogs and wires are slowly tightening–functioning and moving, but growing more taut and tense with every passing thought, breath, step. This week felt very long. It was my first full week back to … Continue reading

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