Archive for December, 2018

A Family Fifteenth!

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Ane’s family party was this weekend, and she got properly celebrated! She got several very nice gifts, while her brothers continued to eat their weight in pizza bagels (with an assist from Auntie) and the other party attendees alternated their attention between her and the Orange Bowl. Her dessert of choice was chocolate cheesecake this […]

Flashback Friday

Friday, December 28th, 2018

Can you believe it?  It’s the last Friday of 2018! We still have a birthday party to throw for Ane, and I had better count the candles available in my drawer.  We’re going to need a few. Here are some birthday pictures from years past…

Fabulous Fifteen

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

Dear Ane, Today you are fifteen years old, and I think it is only fair to tell you that when I was fifteen, my best friend said to me, “There’s this really great guy I’ve met at college, and I want you to meet him sometime because I really like him and I hope he […]

Christmas Miracles

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

I consider the fact that we got a fairly decent family picture in two takes to be a Christmas miracle. The kids consider the fact that an Xbox One is now theirs to be a Christmas miracle. But the real miracle is that on his sixth Christmas, after ignoring presents for his entire life, Thumper […]