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 […]
“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 […]
Over Thanksgiving weekend, Baby-Girl and I did some shopping. This is not our typical holiday weekend practice, but the three boys decided to go camping and left us to our own devices for a whole weekend, so Saturday found us hitting all the island shops, scouting out, among other things, coastal Christmas ornaments. Given that […]