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Little Victories

Several months ago, my friend E. and I spent a few days calling each other to report how many times we cursed in front of our children. “I made it all the way to 10:30 AM before I let out a goddammit,” I’d report, a little proudly. It was a measure of how nuts we [...]

Christmas Card 2013: …and this one was JUST right!

When my parents were visiting, we all headed up to a picturesque hilltop so they could help take our family Christmas card picture. It was a very short uphill hike, but the kids started complaining about three steps into it. We did manage to capture one good image for the card, but as usual, the [...]

Gorgeous Day Stuck in the House

Anyone who read this post probably chuckled and thought “Wow she totally just jinxed herself.” Well, if that was you, you were right. I started feeling sickly last week on Saturday evening. Stewart had been sick – he still is but he stoically pushes through it, just doing his thing, clearing his throat and moaning [...]

Wordless Wednesday: Ornamental

Once upon a time I was a sentimental new mom and I made special trips to the Hallmark store to buy “Baby’s First Christmas.” They’re still my favorite.