Archive for May 2013

If You've Ever…

… had to read with your child for school – this link is for you. … been told the night before a big project is due that, well, a big project is due – this link is for you. … had to dress your kid up in some kind of a costume for school –…

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Senseless

Katie’s high school graduation is in a little over two weeks. What an exciting time for the kids. Twelve years of mandated school is finally behind them. Some will go on to get jobs and some will go on for further education. Some may not have any idea at all what they’re going to do.…

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Todd the Carpenter

When I first met Todd nearly 30 years ago he lived in a postage stamp sized studio apartment. Inside the apartment was a sofa bed, a large trunk, a dresser (in the closet which was in the “kitchen”) and an entertainment unit. He had made the dresser and the entertainment unit when he was in…

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Anniversary Trip – The End

I feel like Part 3 just ended without any closure, but there’s really not much else to tell. Thursday after our dinner in town was another relaxing evening and Friday we came home. The End.

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Anniversary Trip – Part 3

[Written Thursday, April 18] When last I typed we were sitting in Starbuck’s and contemplating another try at the park we couldn’t find to see waterfalls. We found our way to the park. It was the same one we’d stopped at, but maintenance crews were in front of the trail entrance so we didn’t see…

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Anniversary Trip – Part 2

[Written Wednesday, April 17] I’m currently writing from Starbucks in Canandaiga. It has wifi. We needed a fix. That and some Starbucks goodness. So we didn’t hit any antique stores yesterday. Oh, we saw them. They’re everywhere. It was overwhelming. I felt like a kid at Disneyland with no E tickets. Which won’t make a…

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Anniversary Trip – Part 1

Todd and I went away last month and I wrote a little something for the blog each day with the intent of posting when we got home. As you can see from the date of the entry, I didn’t do it. Better late than never? [Written Tuesday, April 16] Todd and I are off celebrating…

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