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Eeny meeny miny moe catch a momma by the toe

It was the perfect confluence of events. Long weekend off from school. Our usual MLK day destination (Washington, DC) was unavailable because of inauguration craziness. Brutally cold temps meant outside activities were limited to an as needed basis only (as … Continue reading

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When Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick meets dog

Last Wednesday was the Feast of Saint Nicolas. It’s a fairly big deal in many parts of the world and I’ve made it a part of our holiday merriment since the girls were very little. Every year on the evening … Continue reading

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When I am the best Mom EVER (or: trying not to think about the hole in my heart)

There are three different groups who read this blog: The group of people who know me and my whole back story; the group from Country Boy’s side who sort of know me and probably know bits and pieces of my … Continue reading

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