Last Saturday night, LCB and I sat on the couch, listening for the sounds that would signal that all three kids were finally in bed. LCB attempted to cultivate a romantic atmosphere between us by pouring me a glass of wine and talking softly. I made his job easier by only half paying attention while […]
Three years ago, I wrote about my coffee purchase at a fast food establishment and how what transpired enhanced my appreciation for Starbucks. This week, I was reminded of this post when I pulled out a receipt from earlier in the day and noticed I had been given the senior discount. Like the fast food […]
LCB and I both took parental hits last week, during the winter storm that froze the alligators in North Carolina and left us considering a move to the equator. LCB took his parental hit by deciding to pull out all his old winter clothes, circa The Early Chicago Years of Our Marriage. Early on in […]
“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” Ben Franklin Wishing you all the peace and betterment the new year can bring. Happy New Year!
‘Tis the week before Christmas, and all through the island house, all the creatures are stirring and have already accomplished the following: Baked Christmas cookies twice Shopped with a ten-year-old girl for another ten-year-old girl (a harrowing and laborious feat) Attended one Christmas party Missed one Christmas party (long story) Discovered, after all our paring […]