This past summer my daughter climbed more than 50 feet above the ground, strapped on a harness, grabbed a bar and jumped off a platform.

She flew on the flying trapeze next to the Hudson River!

Often, she will call as she walks to various destinations in the city, and this day was no different.

She is a jewelry designer and was actually getting her spring line ready, even though it was not yet fall.

It had turned August into a hectic work month as she designed and produced her new line. She called to vent about the hitches and obstacles she was facing.

I am an understanding and patient mother.

I don’t understand why all that is making you crazy! I exclaimed. Why aren’t you beside yourself about going on a flying trapeze?!? Call me when it’s over!

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