Daily Archives: October 8, 2016

Dance is for Life

The ladies curtsey. The gentlemen bow. “Everybody forward and back!” A banjo picks up the Virginia Reel that will take our class on to new heights of social cooperation and gender tolerance. When you have five kids, you serve a life sentence volunteering in their elementary school. Let’s just say I took my “job” in […]

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Heigh Ho Heigh Ho

Okay, I’m not gonna lie. I’m half freaking out and half doing the Happy Dance around the living room. You guys, I got a new job. Don’t tell the tater tot. Everyone remain calm. Remember that post I wrote last month? No? Good. Because we don’t want my new employers to read it just yet. […]

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Requiem for a Tree

Dearly beloved, We are gathered here to today to ponder the question, “Does Tony Stark, in fact, have a heart?” while taking our hats off in remembrance of a tree. Magnificent in stature, operatic in breezes, dropping sap and pinecones in bountiful benevolence, this beauty was the beacon of home to a neighborhood for years uncounted. […]

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From the Daughter’s Files

Mother Knows Best  Knows A Lot Knows More Than We’ll Admit -By the blogger’s daughter “So…how do you hang stuff on the walls without using nails? And if you were hypothetically going to wash all of your clothes in one load, how do you do it without ruining them? And my roommate has the flu […]

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