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April 2016

2016 BFF Summit!

Some thirty-seven years ago, I sat in a circle in my kindergarten classroom, painfully shy. The girl next to me on my …

Book Review: Reasons to Smile

What a really neat little book Reasons to Smile is! It reminds me a bit of Gifts in that the stories about people …

Apr 10, 2016: Birthday Trip!

Hello all! We’re just back from our little overnight jaunt for Theo’s birthday. As usual, we offered him the option of having …

To Theo, Upon Turning Eight

My dear sassy son, You turned eight a few days ago, and it really didn’t surprise me that you stumbled downstairs before …

A New Hat: Joining DSDN

I needed another job like I needed a hole in my head. But the thing is, I really wanted this particular job. …

Apr 3, 2016: Happy Easter!

Happy end of Spring Break! Of course, for some of you it may be the beginning of Spring Break, I suppose. But …