Monthly Archive for August, 2011

Back to school again

Every year, I post a picture of some or all of my kids on the first day of school. This year will be no different. L-R: Rachel, age 13 (8th grade), Cody, age 9 (3rd grade), Logan, age 7 (2nd grade) and Andrea, age 13 (8th grade). The wisps of gray that you see are […]

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You just can’t teach that…

The kids and I went shopping for school supplies on Tuesday. They were over-tired to begin with, as I had just picked them up from a 3-day stay with their aunt and uncle where bedtimes were much later than normal. Logan, especially, was whiny, as he tends to be when he hasn’t gotten enough sleep. […]

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My newest nephew, Tristan Alan, was born last Thursday, August 4. To say his birth was as exciting to me as my own babies’ births would not be at all an exaggeration. The reason I feel so strongly about Tristan’s entrance into the world is because my sister, Trina, asked me to be there for […]

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Back to blogging

I haven’t blogged for a reeeaaalllllyyyy long time. Which, I guess, duh, you’ve probably noticed, if you’re a regular reader. My dear friend, Amy, a freelance writer who is currently fighting her second battle with breast cancer and has a gorgeously-written blog on the subject, It’s in the Genes, once told me that she gets […]

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