Babyland

Todd took Rollie to Monster Jam last night and when Tills heard they were going, she was a little upset. So, my sister and I decided we’d take the day and drive to Cleveland to take her to Babyland General. (We took Dash, too. You know. To see if he’s gay or not.) Now, neither […]

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Green Recessionista? Cheap Meanie?

I’m really not sure whether this makes me eco-conscious, or a big old, no fun stick-in-the-mud. I do know that it looks frighteningly like something Pop would have done, although I did not take it as far as his sister Mary, who would just strike out the writing on cards and then reuse them. Perhaps […]

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Mother’s Day Tea

I still feel strange being the Mother in the Mother’s Day scenario. When I think of Mother’s Day, I think patent leather shoes and church and lilies. But here I am, perched in the too-small church preschool chair, being served sweet tea and cookies by a four-year-old.

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Aw, HELLs Yeah!

Just received this in an email from what I thought was my children’s deadbeat Dad, on the lam in NYC. Subject: Uh Oh Message: Whaaaaat’s This???? I guess maybe he really was working. . . or else he was very. very. bad.

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Squid

When we were in Auburn over the holidays, Todd and I had drinks at our friends’ Iain and Noelle’s house. I love Noelle, because she is a crazy dog lady like myself (but with the added plus of having a husband who allows her more than one dog – they have three) and there are […]

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Lego nerd

I swear to God, Rollie and Todd have been playing Legos for five hours straight. I am completely amazed at rollie’s focus and Todd’s infinite patience.

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I Love AngelARTGifts

Some of my favorite gifts this season were made by Adrienne at AngelARTGifts. It was such a joy to see the look on the Grandmas’ faces when they saw them. And I would be lying if I said I didn’t look at mine and get a little weepy thinking about how my babies’ hands will […]

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