Tag: Kathy Miele

Who’s Manning the Grill?

By Kathy Miele It was after dinner and my son Alex and I were taking a walk around the neighborhood. We didn’t have to go far before the fragrance of...

July 27, 2012 | comments

Gaming Obsession

By Kathy Miele When my son Max was just a toddler, he played Sesame Street educational videos. As far as I was concerned, it was a fun way for him...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Not A Gardener

By Kathy Miele I came walking up my driveway dragging a shovel, rake and an old spackle bucket. I dropped them by the garage door then opened a bottle of...

May 31, 2012 | comments

Talking About Stuff

By Kathy Miele I was busy working on my computer when Steven walked through the room. He hesitated for a second then said, “I forgot to tell you, Nancy called.”...

May 17, 2012 | comments

A Friend Denied

By Kathy Miele I walked into my son Alex’s room and saw that he was on his computer. “Can I ask you for a favor?” I asked. “Sure,” he said, never...

May 3, 2012 | comments

Second Dinner

By Kathy Miele The sun, streaming into my bedroom window, was what woke me that weekend morning. I stretched and yawned then hopped out of bed to look out the...

April 28, 2012 | comments

Living With Antiques

Kathy Miele I walked into the kitchen and dropped my keys on the counter. “Well, that was depressing!” I said to Steven as I opened the fridge and reached for...

March 30, 2012 | comments

Sing Loud, Sing Proud

By Kathy Miele I had just finished an afternoon of errand running and as I dropped the bags on the kitchen counter I looked over at my husband Steven, “Well,...

March 9, 2012 | comments

Poker Face

By Kathy Miele I had a big smile on my face. “I’ll raise you two red chips,” I said as I tossed my two chips on the pile. We’d already...

February 9, 2012 | comments

The Year Of Samples

By Kathy Miele I was on one of my marathon phone calls with my sister, Liz where we talk about everything and anything. While I was chatting with her I...

January 27, 2012 | comments

Attic Nirvana

By Kathy Miele “Remind me again why we’re up here,” my son Alex said while he was standing in our attic, shivering under a bare light bulb. “Because this is...

January 6, 2012 | comments

Healthy Holiday

by Kathy Miele My husband, Steven walked into our living room where I was busy wrapping presents. “Did I just hear you cough?” he asked. “I don’t think so,” I...

December 15, 2011 | comments

My Many Holiday Lists

By Kathy Miele I was sitting at the dining room table surrounded by papers when my husband, Steven, came into the room. “What are you working on?” he asked. “All...

December 2, 2011 | comments

Guilt Food Sunday

By Kathy Miele MY SON ALEX came wandering into the kitchen wiping the sleep from his eyes. It was three in the afternoon. “Do I smell sausages?” he asked. “Good...

November 18, 2011 | comments

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