Everything Else

In the picture

I am pretty sure that my sheer existence embarrasses my oldest child. This has pretty much been the case since, oh I don’t know, he was born. It doesn’t come… Read more >

“Atlanta”

Dylan isn’t much on presents, but he likes experiences and he loves road trips, so to celebrate his 13th birthday we gave him several options for weekend trips. He mulled it over for days… Read more >

How not to burn your house down

Because someone else might benefit from my carelessness, I’m sharing what happened to me yesterday morning. Yesterday morning, I could have easily burned my house down. With a candle. You know… Read more >

November means I’m writing

It is November, and that means I’m writing. I mean, I have been writing. But since it’s November, I’m writing harder. Last year I buckled down to participate in National… Read more >

Off the wagon

Do you remember when I talked about how much I love coffee mugs? Then remember when I finally admitted I had a problem, broke bad and cleared out my coffee… Read more >

The eye of the beholder

I may be a grown up, but I love Halloween as much as any kid so of course, when Dylan asked if I planned to dress up this year, I said yes. “You should… Read more >

Eight

Eight. Three more than five. Two less than ten. It doesn’t seem like much of a milestone. Eight is still little, right? From the time Wyatt was born, he has… Read more >

Waffles with Strawberry kinda-Compote

Wyatt won’t eat pancakes. Or syrup. He will eat waffles. I know, he’s a little weird about food. I have a pretty cheap Belgian waffle maker that does a great… Read more >

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