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Erika Petrelli \\ Jan 8, 2013 1:53:42 PM

New Year

I’ve never much been a fan of New Year’s Resolutions. I think this is partly because I am a very sedentary person by nature and do not like to exert myself in unpleasant things like going to the...

Erika Petrelli \\ Dec 18, 2012 9:59:52 AM


Heading to the airport Friday night after a long week in NYC, I passed a billboard that read, simply, “I bet you wished you.” I bet you wished you. An invitation to fill in the blank, and at that...

Erika Petrelli \\ Dec 11, 2012 3:48:55 PM


In the early 90s my college roommates and I traveled to see the first ever “Lollapalooza” rock concert. For those of you not familiar, Lollapalooza is a day-long outdoor summer concert filled with...

Erika Petrelli \\ Dec 4, 2012 10:09:22 AM

Busy Busy Busy

I don’t have time to write this blog.

Erika Petrelli \\ Nov 27, 2012 1:29:14 PM


I used to sort of roll my eyes when people would make plans and decisions around the weather forecast or how many left turns were involved. But last weekend my husband and kids and I were driving...

Erika Petrelli \\ Nov 20, 2012 9:18:14 AM


I’ll never forget the day my siblings and I said our final goodbye to our father. Just a few days after Christmas in 1998, the four of us traveled to a red covered bridge atop a creek in southern...

Erika Petrelli \\ Nov 13, 2012 1:43:28 PM

'Til it's Gone

When it comes to colds and other minor health disturbances I’ve always taken the approach of “ignore it and it will eventually go away.” This works for me. Now, I may not be the epitome of health...

Erika Petrelli \\ Nov 6, 2012 1:22:05 PM


Erika Petrelli \\ Oct 30, 2012 12:55:56 PM


“Super Storm Sandy” has just lapped the edges of Indiana, but even so we’ve seen wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour, which overnight felt like the Big Bad Wolf trying to blow down our house. I...

Erika Petrelli \\ Oct 23, 2012 2:21:11 PM


I dragged my daughter with me the other day to purchase myself new pair of jeans. At the store I went directly to the jeans shelf, while my daughter meandered and oohhhed and ahhhed over...