Category Archives: Family

Marvelous Night for a Moondance

“Coolest thing EVER!” This was all I could write to describe witnessing the total eclipse of the sun yesterday. I was at a loss for words, and this happens rarely. I don’t wear my heart on my sleeve, but it occasionally … Continue reading

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A Dancer Dances

I have never been the graceful type. I’ve never taken a single dance class, worn a tutu* or in any way dreamed of being a ballerina. My mother intrinsically understood me. While she shuttled my pink-clad from head-to-toe sister to dance … Continue reading

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Bare, Bear and Harry Potter

It’s been a busy few weeks. A lot has happened, and I have found myself saying and hearing things I hope to never give audience to again. My top 10: “Could you please remove your (bare, hairy, smelly) foot from my armrest?” … Continue reading

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Holiday Road

When touring historical spots, we always seek a nice balance between the Griswold’s visit to the Grand Canyon in National Lampoon’s Vacation (jump out of the car, look and nod twice, jump back into the car) and a three-year, in depth … Continue reading

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Ode To a Basement Dweller

The time has finally arrived. Our nest will once again be empty, starting this Saturday. Our basement dweller of almost a year is moving into his own apartment. There are certainly plusses and minuses to this development. Basement dweller (BD) has … Continue reading

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Pass the Pi

I have this thing my husband calls my patent-pending salmon maneuver. If I see crowds going one way, I am compelled to go the opposite direction. If you tell me to do something, it’s very likely I won’t. I am in no way … Continue reading

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All My Mundanity

As a young(ish) mom, I treasured time with my little boys, but sometimes I needed a break, especially during the long, hot summer stretches of school vacation. I am sure my kids were not so very different from any others, but in my … Continue reading

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