Tag Archives: enjoyment

How To Get Your Juices Flowing

Do you know what it feels like to be “in the flow”? You may have even used the phrase without knowing its origins. A famous theorist and author with a hard-to-pronounce name changed my life. If you haven’t already read … Continue reading

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The Old-Fashioned Barber

Russ, my beautician, is an old-fashioned gentleman living in a modern world. They just don’t make ’em like Russ anymore. While I’m seated in his barber chair, I’m asked to put down the cell phone and converse. When he first … Continue reading

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Carsten Höller: Experience

In a previous post, I wrote about how I’m a novelty seeker. An addict, even. Since, as a new(ish) parent, I can’t get my adrenaline rush as often as I used to, I’m happy enough striving to laugh every day. … Continue reading

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Productive Procrastination

I *think* mentioned this when I launched the blog, but, in case you didn’t catch it, MommyTheorist is also known as SlackerMom. This week, I’ve been lazy in direct proportion to the amount of new work I’ve taken on. Not … Continue reading

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Love Me, Love My OCD

In an earlier post, I confessed to being a perfectionist, and spoke frankly about how perfectionism is a condition people grapple with and sometimes have difficulty integrating into daily life. Fine, call it OCD. Once I started compiling this list, … Continue reading

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Add Years To Your Life

We travel to Manhattan all the time, but this was our first MetroNorth and NYC Subway ride, leading to a lovely outing in SoHo visiting galleries, cafés, and my favorite old haunt, Washington Square Park. Then a walk all the … Continue reading

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Bees in Her Bonnet

One thing I love about being a parent is the novelty of everything. All the firsts in my daughter’s life thrill me more than I ever knew they would. I’m a novelty seeker by nature. And, having moved from Manhattan … Continue reading

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