My Kingdom For a Washer & Dryer…

Over at my monthly column in the Westside Independent today I’m writing about my washer/dryer envy.  I love doing my own laundry.  It’s one of those things that I truly don’t want anyone to do for me.  I know how I like to do it, I have my favorite detergent, I have things I like […]

NYC Moms: The Seven-Year Redecorating Itch

When we moved into our apartment seven and half years ago it was in “estate condition.”  This is New York Real Estate lingo for absolute disaster.  It was a sponsor apartment meaning even though the building had gone Co-Op in the 1980s some tenants remained renters and the landlord just waited until they died or […]