Week 1 of summer is down, so it’s time to check in on some of those lofty goals I set. Let’s recap: Goal #1. Relish my children, and dedicate special time to them every day. Success! I took the kids bowling, biking, hiking, and swimming. One day Sam was off playing with an old preschool pal, so I surprised Maggie with a visit to that … Continue reading Big Wild Week
So the past two nights have basically been spent in tears. Self-inflicted, and all in the name of recreation thanks to a couple of books that were intended for teenagers rather than blubbering 40-year-olds. Actually, one of them was intended for 5-year-olds: Ramona and Beezus. Who knew I’d need Kleenex for that?! It wasn’t just the cat’s funeral (although that was brutal) but more so … Continue reading You Go Girls: Katniss, Clementine, and Ramona!!
Consider this post an open apology to anyone who attended the 11:40 showing of Big Miracle at the Century 16 theater on February 20, 2012, because I am certain you missed half the movie due to our daughter’s sobbing. I was crying too, but I’m older and have learned to stifle my cries when in public. Clark was tearing up, but silent. And Sam… he … Continue reading Ebb and Flow