Why is it that the following happens the morning after I drank a bottle of wine and stayed up until midnight? I have a sleepless night after the alcohol dies on me (to quote my batty late Aunt Dot). I get an upset stomach at 5:30 a.m., can’t fall back asleep, but make a vain attempt anyway. Matilda wakes up… Read more →

Playgroup Goes to the Zoo

Matilda, Rollie and I invited our friends Camille and Tara and their kids to the zoo yesterday. It was hot as Hades, but pregnant Tara was a trooper, and it really wore the kids out. (Always a good thing.) Tiller and Julianne, keeping cool in the shade Charla and Rollie in the gorilla house Chase looks on the Willie B… Read more →