Coming Attractions

In case you missed my previous mentions, my cousin Leah is pregnant! She and her husband, Ted, are expecting a baby boy in March. We are all SO excited. I am soooo done having kids, but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t sometimes think about what it would be like to have another little…

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Always There

Last week, I went to the funeral of my friend Brianne’s dear grandmother. B’s grandma was one of those legendary grannies who seem fictitious in the retelling. Brianne and her two sisters spoke during the service, telling the crowd about how loving, supportive, and kind their grandmother was, and how deeply they were going to miss her….

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Let’s All Deck The Halls And Light The Lights

Christmas is over and I’m sad. Soon I’ll have to pack away the decorations and our house, which looks so cozy with lights and holly in every corner, will look empty. And I will have to deal with two kids who, “WANT CHRISTMAS AGAIN WHY IS IT OVERRRRR.” We’ve had a really great week off….

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Thankful

We had a really nice Thanksgiving with Mike’s family. We head up to Mike’s childhood home every year to celebrate turkey day, and it’s become a tradition that Annabel looks forward to for months because it gives her 24-hour access to her cousins (they stay at Mike’s parents’ house, too). Our drive up was uneventful….

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This Is (Almost) Spohrty

When Mike turned 30, I surprised him with a big party at our condo. After a long day at school (he was getting his Master’s Degree), he came home to a house full of family and friends. He had a blast, but I distinctly remember him saying, “You’ll never be able to surprise me again.”…

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