Coming Full Circle

Recently, I looked back at some of my old posts to see what the family was doing a year ago. Did we have snow? What projects was I working on? Were we enjoying the winter? Imagine my surprise when I hit the archives and found that our…

Advice From the Dogs

At first, I planned to plunge right into Christmas. I was on a roll. I didn’t want to lose momentum. I was looking up fruitcake recipes the moment the Thanksgiving dishes were done. However, better sense prevailed. Perhaps a bit of a pause was in order….

Little Things…

I think it’s a good day when you wake up and the sky looks like this: Ursa and Manny think it’s a good day when nobody else claims the couch. And Ginger thinks it’s a good day when the cookie you order at the local cafe…

The Best Laid Plans…

Yesterday was the last day the girls had before school officially started, and I wanted to do something special to mark our “end of summer”. So, I planned a trip to a spot in Connecticut we’ve been wanting to visit all summer – Sonny’s Place. They have…

First S’More of the Season

Sunday was amazing. We hit seventy degrees. It was sunny. It was warm. The only thing that wasn’t ideal was the fact that everyone was outside working. I noticed it on my way to and from church. Homeowners were out in droves – raking, sweeping, tidying….