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Sweet Tooth

Nov 20, 2018 | Bethany Lee

When my mom asked me to bring dessert for a recent family celebration, I panicked.

Grad Night

Sep 18, 2018 | Bethany Lee

How did a decade and a third slip by so quickly? My mom had been right: “Long days, short years.”

Summer canoe trip. Illustration by Shelagh Armstrong.

Where Time Stands Still

Jun 19, 2018 | Bethany Lee

As daylight fills the evenings, it’s time to think about our camping plans for the summer. Pretty much every summer since my son Adrian could walk and talk, there has been a trip or two “up north” to do some tent camping.

Cafeteria Culture

Mar 26, 2018 | Bethany Lee

The Good, the Bad — and the Ugly.

Broken Bones

Nov 22, 2017 | Bethany Lee

His face was green and his pupils were dilated.

First Concert

Sep 16, 2017 | Bethany Lee

The lights and lasers came on, igniting our optic nerves and setting our brains on fire.

I would sit on top of the stool while my mom combed my hair straight with whatever horse comb or brush was nearby. Illustration by Shelagh Armstrong.

It’s All About the Hair

Jun 21, 2017 | Bethany Lee

Not kidding. When I was young I got my haircuts when the horses’ manes and tails were getting clipped.

Hygge is the now very cool idea, or movement, of cozying down, at home, with family and friends. Illustration by Shelagh Armstrong.

The Hygge Cure

Mar 20, 2017 | Bethany Lee

How I imported the Danish love of hygge – doubling down inside with hot drinks, slow­ cooked food, knitted blankets and other cozy touches – into my life this winter.

No parents. No buzzers. Just kids and the tick-tick-tick of ball bearings, the pregnant pause before a rider drops in like a rollercoaster going over the apex – the point of no return. Illustration by Shelagh Armstrong.

Kid Culture Rules the Skatepark

Nov 22, 2016 | Bethany Lee | Departments

How this mom learned to love watching her son skateboard.

How I Spent My Summer Vacation. Illustration by Shelagh Armstrong.

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Sep 16, 2016 | Bethany Lee | Departments

We did a lot of nothing. We also did everything. Long days quickly added up to two short months.

My brother’s ashes will be buried this summer in a tiny, pastoral cemetery on the 7th Line of Mono. If you drive by it, you will see two Lee pillars supporting the gate. Illustration by Shelagh Armstrong.

Farewell to “Uncle Buck”

Jun 20, 2016 | Bethany Lee | Departments

Pretty much everybody referred to Jeff as Uncle Buck

First Dance

Mar 21, 2016 | Bethany Lee | Departments

I waited for a few minutes at the back, the smells and sounds so familiar, so similar to my own first dance. I can remember it clearly.

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