Timeless

The summer is off and running, alleluia! Truth be told, it feels like in the last 4 weeks we’ve lived a lifetime of summers all at once.  There have been so many activities and so little sleep. Mostly, it’s been great. Mostly. This week was Duc In Altum...

Eulogy

Children of mine, At the moment, we are climbing the Sierras in the van with most of us sick. You have requested to listen to Hamilton at least a half a dozen times and are rolling your eyes at our California themed play list. Someday this will be the soundtrack of...

Dinosaur Park

October has been so very lovely in the weather department.  We have been to the downtown fountains to play several times and have tried to soak up the mellowness of a lovely, lasting autumn. For Tess’s feast day I told the kids I’d take them downtown to...

Exploring

Just over a year ago, Jac began looking into a uniformed, Catholic youth movement for Tess.  We didn’t want to hitch our wagons to the cookie sellers and our girl was itching for badges to earn so we were motivated. When we found the Federation of North American...

Life

Jac’s shirt tonight says ‘LIFE’ on the back.  The front says ‘limitless’ and together?  Well, that pretty much sums up the last 9 weeks. Summer 2015 has been full of birthdays and Duc in Altum, weddings, visits, campouts and sleep away...

Tree 2014

For weeks now, Max has been saying a few times a day, “Mom, you should write a post about this.”  or, “Mom!  You should blog about that!” I get the hint, boy. Alas, ’tis the season of late nights and too many projects already.  And where...