“It’s not fair!” “This stinks!” “That was a foul! The ref shoulda called that!” “That team is way bigger than ours!” My younger two sons were droning on and on about what a stupid basketball game we were watching. My … Continue reading
Brothers can be thick as thieves (whatever that actually means) or the worst of enemies. Or both. Sometimes all at once, depending on alliances (since there are three).
I caught these two at their best. What you don’t see is my oldest’s foot, which he was trying to use to pry these two apart while he lay on the floor supposedly looking for his eraser under the other couch.
Never a dull moment…
This is our “Thanksgiving Tree,” where we acknowledge our gratitude. In addition to “family,” “friends,” “my job,” and the like, this year we wrote “electricity” in light (and heat) of the Nor’easter that put so many if is in the dark (and cold) this past weekend. We pray that our neighbors’ power is soon restored and for the crews that have been working around the clock to ensure that it is.
“Well, when kids get older they sometimes think their parents don’t know anything…” We were driving home from baseball practice and I was trying to explain to my kids why the offspring of one of my friends didn’t think a … Continue reading
I’ve started letting the Bigs take turns sitting in the front passenger seat of my car. I’d held off as long as possible, because that’s my territory and I liked being able to put my stuff all over that seat. … Continue reading
“ ‘Winners never quit’ – can you identify with that, honey?” I had just finished reading a book written by Mia Hamm, one of the greatest female soccer players of all time, to my youngest while he was in the … Continue reading