Lake Effect

Lake Effect

We’re back from the lake.  Mama Syd and Papa Chris are gone.  The pile of laundry that awaits is so tall.  It has us all feeling a little like this: So we know that things will happen at the lake and after 5 decades of being “Iron Creeked” we know...

Lost and Found

We lost Penny this afternoon. Okay, maybe “lost” is too strong of a word.  “Misplaced” is probably more accurate. Anyway, it was a gut-wrenching, frantic, panic-inducing 3 minutes. It started simply, with the girls in and out of the house...

In Vino Veritas

Last week. . . Last week I strong armed us back into our school schedule. We had griping and complaining and we had to school in the afternoon (unheard of!) because of a lazy morning and we used Friday for catch up instead of IT. But it was a good week. This week?...

Questionable

This modern age with its diagnosis and syndromes and whatnot. . . It can seem ridiculous. But the first time I read about “Decision Fatigue,” I thought, Oh my goodness, write this down, I have that! Alllll day every day I am bombarded with questions....

If You Want to Get to Mass

If you want to get to Mass on time, you mention it Saturday night. Mentioning your hopes means that you should find shoes for everyone before tomorrow morning. Thinking of shoes makes you remember that you should probably find the right size tights for everyone while...

Friyay

A long time ago a friend shared how some of their friends had a laundry and letters Friday evening tradition. After this week, I thought why not combine the idea to air my dirty laundry in letter form? Sounds fun! Dear New Neighbors, So they probably didn’t...