Monthly Archive for October, 2011

Small pleasures

My birthday this year was absolutely FABULOUS. My ex-sisters-in-law (I prefer to call them my sis-out-laws) and I decided to get together in Minneapolis for the weekend. There are three of them, and the youngest of the bunch is attending school in St. Paul, so we drove the 6 hours or so it takes to […]

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When innocence is lost

Cody reminds me a lot of myself as a child. He loves to read, gets a little thrill from anything remotely historical, has trouble getting to sleep due to his night-owl tendencies and he’s highly sensitive to unpleasant situations. All of these factors came crashing together last night when Cody flung the door to my […]

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