I bought some weather stripping and plastic for the windows back when it was green and the leaves were just beginning to turn color (you know, last week).
With apologies to Clement C. Moore...
It's the week before Thanksgiving,
And all through the house,
not a turkey was stirring,
no, nor even a louse.
I’m not that old. I swear it. You wouldn’t know it to have seen me yesterday afternoon, however. I was wandering around the parking lot at the grocery store for what felt like hours.
As I peered out the bathroom window this morning and saw the light frosting of snow on rooftops and lawns, I felt a shiver of dread.
I was feeling pretty good about myself, I hadn’t yelled at my kids for not doing their chores over the last two days, and instead of bombarding them when they got home from school, I did a chore of
One of the great things about Fort Wayne is that we are a convenient stopping point for national touring acts.
Inspired by my daughter Erin’s prayer box, I decided I would write down names and put them in a container to pull out an
Last night we were watching TV. The kids have recently latched on to the show “The Goldbergs,” and I personally love that they have. It’s like reliving my youth, one goofy episode at a time.
Though I had been at it for four years, I could never get the celebration of the adoption right for our boy.
We recently made a trek to our local pet shop and we wandered around doing our ritual of fish-gazing. I remembered back to when the store first opened and my son would beg to go there.