Who am I?

My name is Robin and I was born and bred in NYC. I currently reside in Queens with my daughter. I have explored many things, but have to say that motherhood, is by far, the most rewarding experience I have ever achieved. Watching a little human being grow and flourish, … Continue reading

Let my kids swear?

That’s the title of this February Parenting article. One can argue, as the article does, that it is part of the venacular, a part of modern life. I can’t say that is not true, to an extent. There is a time and a context for swear words. But those time should be rare, and … Continue reading

Roseba.com in transition

If you haven’t noticed, this site looks very different.  I am running it on a new platform, Drupal 7.  I have very little experience in Drupal, especially version 7. Over the next few months, you are going to see a lot of changes.  Things may not work right, they may … Continue reading

Quote by Boris Pasternak

The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant, systematic duplicity. Your health is bound to be affected if, day after day, you say the opposite of what you feel, if you grovel before what you dislike and rejoice at what brings you nothing but misfortune. … Continue reading

Couch to 5K — I’m running again

I started out enthusiastically running in sub-zero temperatures. I was making tangible progress in a short time. Unfortunately, it didn’t take very long to become sidelined with an injury. I got shin-splints. No matter what I did, they did not heal. Walking down the street became very painful for me, … Continue reading

My daughter turns six!

Today my daughter turns 6. I thought it would be appropriate to repost the miracle story of her birth. All children are miracles. My daughter’s Birth story I hope I got the times right because the three days leading up to my birth, Fri-Sun are a huge fog to me. My mommy’s water broke around 4:00pm … Continue reading

My TD bank five boro ride

Back in February, I got in into my head that I wanted to ride in the TD Bank 5 Boro Bike Tour. I’m a beginner rider, and I wanted to try something new and fun. But also something difficult, that I had to train for, and could be proud of. … Continue reading