Today is the penultimate day of Christmas. I don't just say that to justify the eggnog I made two nights ago, or the fact that all the decorations are still strewn about the house. I also have to admit that I was wrong this year. I thought Christmas ended with Epiphany on January 6th. My … Continue reading ‘Tis (Still) the Season
Is it conspicuous that during an attempt to reduce the carby footprint of my family, I take a two-week hiatus from writing after the biggest FREE SUGAR holiday of the year? No, of course not! Life is hectic when you’re keeping kids from candy bowls. And, you know, just keeping them alive in general. Halloween … Continue reading How was Halloween, anyway?
(This post was written on Friday, Oct. 27th. We're not at Halloween yet!) Tonight from my desk, only some studding and two layers of sheet rock from my children’s beds, I was beset by the screeching of the marooned souls on the other side. How DARE we put them to bed? What is this, Alcatraz? … Continue reading Day 9: The Arlington Bears and Too Much Halloween.