March 21, 2005

Send me no flowers

Flowers wilt and chocolates melt.

For Mother's Day, May 8, give a few hours of joy and adventure. You can order online, but if you'd liked signed copies of Ribbons of Highway: A Mother-Child Journey Across America for moms, wives, sisters, grandmothers and friends, it's not too early to order. (If you'd like a special inscription, please include desired message with your order. ) Proceeds continue to go to tsunami releif.

"Wonderfully textured and beautifully written...a testament not only to this country, but also to family." -- Jordan Rich, WBZ NewsRadio, Boston

"No trains, no ships, just a reliable minivan captained by a loving mother determined to ensure that her children discover America's heart and each other... I highly recommend sharing Ribbons of Highway with those you love." -- Lynda Lukow, reviewer,

"May this book serve as a reminder that all events, large or small, will shape your relationship with your children as well as their view of the world around them." -- inscription requested by Nora, a reader (and Pilates instructor extraordinaire), for the gift copies she gave to her six best friends