The Boston Weekend Get-away (FINALLY)

The Boston Weekend Get-away (FINALLY)

This is the story of four friends who traveled together for a Boston weekend get-away.  (Technically, two of them are married to each other, but they still consider themselves friends.)  They set out on a sunny Thursday evening, from the KC International Airport.  Having learned their flight was delayed, they did the only sensible thing one(…)

Taking Children to the ER: Part II

Yep, my friends, we had to go to the ER again… Sunday evening, Gabbie decided to descend the stairs carrying a fairly enormous stuffed polar bear, and somehow or other she and the seconds-before-named “Gina” fell.  Jon and I did not, in fact, see this happen, we just heard that sickening “boom, boom, boomboomboom” that(…)

Imagine Me & You: Thoughts on Ten Years of Marriage

Imagine Me & You: Thoughts on Ten Years of Marriage

Welp, we made it.  The big 1-0.  It’s been a decade since Jon and I pledged to love, cherish, respect, and support each other for ever and ever–or at least until one of us kicks it.  And, you know, overall, it’s been a pretty good ten years.  I mean, sure, there have been some rough(…)

No Rest for the Wicked: The First Family Camping Trip

Sigh…  I’m sorry.  It’s been two weeks.  And I’d been doing so well, you guys!  I fear I am falling back on old, less-wordy habits.  In all fairness, aside from a bit of transition behavior and the somewhat better sleep issues I’ve touched upon before, our house has been drama-free lately, which, I mean, yay(…)