In Stitches

Before we left California, I stole something. And by “stole” I mean I announced to Mama Syd that I liked a particular item and would like it for the baby. “Take it.” she said. “But it belongs to my brother . . . ” “What makes...

October’s Favorite Things

  Afternoon naps.  Best thing in the world.  Now if only I could convince the eldest 3 of this fact . . . Candy Corn Oreos. Kinda like the birthday ones, more like the regular golden ones, they’re awesome. Speaking of food, Haagen Daas Butter Pecan ice...

Thankful

We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.  ~Cynthia Ozick For this reminder. For beautiful mail from beautiful friends.  “Ooooh! That’s fancy!” said Max For finding things in the nick of time. For this little monkey...

Cure for the Blues

It’s Monday. *sigh* First day of school here in Rapid means it will be mighty quiet on these streets and the air will be tinged with purpose.  It should make me jump for joy and do a little dance but . . . It’s Monday. Yes, we had a very productive/restful...

Practically

NOT practical. But fun to try on. The year Max was born, Papa Bill gifted me with a stock pot for Christmas. It was heavy duty – it’s heft told me it was made with purpose – with a thick bottom and non stick coating. It came with a tight fitting lid,...