It’s Sunday night after Thanksgiving. For a lot of us, that means a quieter house. It means the college kids have gone back to school. It means I don’t have to wait my turn for the washing machine. It means there’s another countdown to when I’ll have a full house again. It also means that … Continue reading Matching Set
Merry Christmas to you all I hope you’ve been well Ha! Who am I kidding? This year has been Hell. In the beginning There was… a Superbowl I don’t remember who played But I recall Shakira and J.Lo Then March brings COVID And we all have to stay home Wondering who bought all the toilet … Continue reading The Unscripted Year
Life is full of mysteries. For instance, I walked into my kids' bathroom the other day. I was doing some minor redecorating; painting wooden fixtures, new shower curtain. I sat on the closed toilet seat to finish painting, and it slid out from under me. The toilet seat was clearly broken near the hinges. I … Continue reading Isn’t It Mysterious?
I'd like to share with you what is, undoubtedly, one of my most epic photo fails of all time. In fact, I actually dare you to beat me on this one. June 2nd: Graduation Day for our first born and our nephew. I'm emotional and excited, she's emotional and excited. I have a houseful of … Continue reading Photo Fail: The Story Behind the Picture
I was first introduced to the Yankee Swap at our family Christmas party, although I don't remember exactly how long ago. I can't remember a family Christmas party without a Yankee Swap, so it's obviously been a tradition for a long time. Although everyone just called it the "Grab Bag," which seemed appropriate for the … Continue reading Yankee Swap
This is for you all to read in between your fourth and fifth trip to the grocery store this week, in between your third and fourth cup of coffee for the day, and perhaps for when you stop to take a breath between all those "last minute shopping trips" that seem to go on for … Continue reading Random Holiday Observations