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Seventeen And Still Standing

Sunday, December 27th, 2020

Dear Ane, This is not the letter that I thought I would be writing to you on your seventeenth birthday.  Usually, I try to make these letters humorous and inspiring and pushy – all the things that moms can get away with. This year has not turned out at all like we thought it would.  […]



First Day Of Virtual School

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

Welcome to the new school year, which is not full of bus rides and meeting new teachers and all that.  The kids are sitting at home, on laptops, on Zoom. This is so weird. But, I did take the traditional first day of school pictures, even if they didn’t go anywhere. Ane, 11th grade: Tad, […]



Twenty Years

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

We had planned on doing something for our 20th anniversary – it’s a big number, after all! But once we started thinking seriously about taking a trip, or making plans, COVID took over. So, we’re going to have to put off the big plans until later, but happy anniversary, Webmaster! Here’s to many more years […]



Fifteen Years Old

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Dear Tad, This last year has been a mixed bag for you.  I think we were all mentally preparing for this birthday, this momentous occasion when you would be formally making the leap from middle school to high school, with all the pomp and circumstance and preparations that usually go into a school transition for […]