Posts by: Robin (noteverstill)

Lessons from a Road Trip (with Kids)

Posted January 24th, 2013 by Robin (noteverstill) in Child, Living, Parenting, Preschoolers, Travel

We just got back from a hastily-planned long weekend with our three kids. We drove just over 1000 miles, stayed in two hotels, paid highway and bridge tolls in four states, and are still doing catch-up laundry (as if that’s a temporary situation). Our oldest child is almost seven and […]

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Riding Along in My GMC Terrain Denali

Posted December 18th, 2012 by Robin (noteverstill) in Around Town, Social Media Events

Since Friday I’ve been cruising around town in a sweet GMC Terrain Denali, that, like Elaine, I’m utilizing as part of the DC Moms + General Motors Random Acts of Kindness campaign. Elaine took her Chevy Cruze on a road trip, and I’m driving the Terrain around town with the goal […]

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Happy Chanukah! Pass the Donuts!

Posted December 7th, 2012 by Robin (noteverstill) in Food, Recipes

Do you know why many Jews eat latkes at Chanukah? The story of Chanukah is a story of a Jewish community rebelling a couple thousand years ago against their Greek persecutors. The story culminates with a miracle. After Greek soldiers defiled the Holy Temple in Jerusalem and ruined all of […]

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Health Challenge: 15 Days Without Caffeine

Posted October 3rd, 2012 by Robin (noteverstill) in Food, Health, Living, Uncategorized

Every year I wean myself off of caffeine in the days leading up to Yom Kippur, because a 25-hour fast is difficult enough before compounding it with a caffeine-withdrawal migraine. But this year, due to a stubborn head cold that left me wanting nothing but carrot-ginger juice and mint lemonade […]

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My magic bean buyer

Posted March 6th, 2012 by Robin (noteverstill) in Child, Parenting, Preschoolers

Shel Silverstein quote in the window of The Annapolis Bookstore. (Photo credit: me.) Whenever we go downtown together, or to anywhere new at all, my husband prefers to drive. That’s because I will be craning to see the ornamentation at tops of buildings and marveling at the sunsets and filling […]

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