• the storm

    September 14, 2020

    The power is out, the internet is down, but thanks to my fully charged laptop I’m sitting at my kitchen table, typing away while…

  • here kitty, kitty

    September 11, 2020

    We’ve been promising Mary a kitten for a year now. For some reason, Xander rules the house and refused to live with another allergy…

  • into the fire

    August 23, 2020

    After we dropped Gabe at the airport, I came home, grabbed a box of Kleenex, crawled back into bed and sobbed. Some of my…

  • lessons of quarantine

    August 8, 2020

    Maybe this isn’t an original post, but neither are my reports on Christmas and Easter and back-to-school. Maybe originality isn’t very important.

    We’re almost five…