Tag Archives: family

This Time Last Year

The other day, I received an email from Amazon.com. I was sitting in a car dealership, waiting for a shuttle to take me to work while my car was being inspected/repaired. I get so much junk email from the various … Continue reading

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The Icing

On what was to be the coldest day in decades in our corner of Pennsylvania, I decided to keep Jude home from school so we could hang out and cuddle. I am still on holiday break, and though I want … Continue reading

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Places in the Heart

Once again, I am participating in the Bloggers Like Us series presented by Nicole from Just Live It. Each month, she gives readers a theme and asks us to post a picture (and some words if needed, too) that correspond … Continue reading

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Sixty-Five Years, One Love

Today is my grandparent’s sixty-fifth wedding anniversary. That’s right. For sixty-five years they have been roommates, confidants, companions, shopping buddies, travel partners, support-systems, and teammates. In short, they are the best kind of best friends. They raised two children, watched … Continue reading

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Two

Dear Jude, It is Thursday night, June 6th, 2013, and I just finished singing to you and putting you in your crib for the night. In an attempt to stretch things out, you started up with a rendition of “Twinkle, … Continue reading

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Pizza Rules (and Regulations)

Last night, Jude and I were treated to dinner with Nonni and Papa (the artists formerly known as Mom and Dan). We also met with two of my parent’s close friends, Michael and Lisa, for some nachos and pizza at … Continue reading

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Borrowing Trouble

This week is my spring break. Every year, I dream about going somewhere exotic during this time off, and then, I just kind of end up staying local and trying to cram a few special, favorite activities into my “stay-cation.” … Continue reading

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