Thank you

To: The generous ones, the giving ones, the laughing ones, the hugging ones. The ones who tickle, or listen, or read another book, or toss them in the air. The ones who greet them with wide smiles, yelled names, arms flung wide or just a high five. The ones who say,...

Gifted

Wednesday we awoke to snow. At times it was driving side ways and clouded our view and other times the flakes hung suspended in the air, holding their breaths as they fell to the earth. And it was cold.   But we were signed up for an hour of prayer at Cathedral to...

Face Lift

I’m a frowner from a line of frowners.  Nana Joyce, Mama Syd?  Great frowners. And our kids? Well, they come out frowning, too. It’s always Jac’s first observation when they arrive. How they have my frown. Nice. Late this summer, I’d find Gemma...

Arrow of Light

  Tonight Max was awarded his Arrow of Light, the last achievement before he becomes a Boy Scout. But how can that be?  It seems misnamed, this “Boy” Scout business.  After all, it was just moments ago he was a Bobcat and truly a little boy.  He seemed so...

Taking her time

We girded our loins and visited the library last weekend. These days, our trips to library include 2 strollers, 3 bags, 6 library cards, 2 adults and $0.50 worth of change. On Saturday it also included a change of clothes for Gemma, at least 7 trips to the bathroom...