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The Monday After Mother’s Day

The Monday After Mother’s Day

This story happened last year: Photo caption: Four empty spaces in the boxes where my boys keep their matchbox cars. Cars that zip and zoom around on the floors and down the hallways in our house and cars the brothers fight over and collect. Cars we find under the... read more

It’s a Good, Good Friday

Good Friday: one of three days that bring remembrance for the salvation of all mankind. A lifetime came before the three days, where Christ walked, and talked, and told. And gave instructions and lived the example. The example of how we can live out those three days... read more

Review: Brazi Bites Cheese Bread Snacks

I was given the opportunity to sample a few packages of Brazi Bites, a cheese bread snack in the form of bread balls. Um, yum. Cheese bread, known in Brazil as Pão de Queijo, is a popular treat in South America. (Little known fact: I’ve been to Brazil). Brazi... read more

Suburban Haiku (There Goes the Neighborhood)

Shakespeare, Frost, Wordsworth, Price: all the great literature. Let’s call it as we see it, shall we? Shakespeare’s work is timeless, and a simple stroll through the outdoors is never as beautiful and meaningful in any pen, than that of Robert Frost. And... read more

Snow Day Strategy: The Sequel

If snow days this school year were a book, we’d be on, like, the 14th chapter. At this point of 2014, I’m letting the school district handle the details. Too many numbers for me to keep track of, and I don’t like math. Make up the days, don’t... read more

Sweating the Small Stuff

It’s listening to my son make superhero noises in the bathroom while he is brushing his teeth, the 6.2 minutes when all three children are reading one book together (in peace), watching my sons become the cutest boy band ever with their perfect rhythm, and air... read more

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