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Tad Finishes Middle School

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

I’m not crying.  I’M NOT CRYING. But yeah, this is an emotional day.  Tad was supremely nervous when he started middle school.  Three years later, there is no party, or assembly ceremony, or anything but a banner in a local park, a certificate, and some cupcakes.  He doesn’t even have a yearbook yet. Still, Tad […]



Wedding News!

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Fun news from the weekend!!! I opened a box, handed to me by Auntie, to discover this under the lid!  I’m going to be…. an over-40 bridesmaid.  When I pointed this out to Grandma, she commented that when Great-Grandma remarried, she was matron-of-honor as a mother of three…. … and then I pointed out that […]



Thumper Turns Seven

Saturday, March 21st, 2020

Sweet little Thumper, Today you are seven years old, and you are more little boy than baby now.  You are a study in contradictions.  You have the lanky limbs of a boy, but can still snuggle down like a cuddly toddler.  You have an innocent and sweet face, but possess the hacking skills of a […]



Tremendous Ten

Sunday, March 8th, 2020

Dear Rerun, Today you are a whole whopping ten years old.  That you have survived to this moment is a testament to modern medicine, copious amounts of grace, and your very hard skull. First of all, you are very loved.  Disciplining you doesn’t mean we don’t love you, buddy, but that is the hardest thing […]