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A story of the evolution of summer

Once upon a time summer was kicked off with a trip to the ice cream store.

What about Grandma?

As anyone living in northeast Indiana knows, there was a tremendous amount of thunder, lightning, rain and damaging winds in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

The gift of togetherness

Every now and again I am sure I am out of it.

The battle lines have been drawn

These days, I feel like I'm fighting a war in my home. It's me against the two short people, the dog and the cat.

So long school, and thanks for all this crap

School’s over.

Date night

Miracle of miracles! My husband and I had an actual, real-live date last weekend! And we discovered some fun new things to do that are definitely adults-only!

Celebrations of the heart

In the cabinet, on the top shelf, lives a sparkly red heart-shaped plate. It is extra special and is reserved for extra special moments.

Casting a wide net

 As I've written previously, Kalisha loves Facebook and when she meets a new person she r-e-a-l-l-y wants to be her friend, she makes full use of it.

The great thing he never told me

We never get good news from our youngest son. I'm not a fan of the words "always" and "never," but I believe "never" applies here; he just does not like to share positive news.

Time to languish

Time has no meaning. Days become weekends become weeks and so on and so forth and then a child asks:

Mommy, what day is it?