Royal Ascot: British Invasion, Day 1

Royal Ascot: British Invasion, Day 1

You all know we went to London, right?  I mean, I assume at this point, since I don’t really post on here regularly anymore, most of the people who read this are getting there through FB, so…  In case you’re not coming from that direction, um, yes, Jon and I went to London last week.(…)

Party of One: My Movie Date with Me

If you think back about six months, you’ll recall that in January, I made some splendid plans for this year.  Some of them have gone swimmingly, and some of them, like my resolution to learn to bake a pie in March sank like a rock.  (For the record, I’m still planning to do it sometime this(…)

A Phone Call Is not Parental Involvement

A Phone Call Is not Parental Involvement

Otherwise titled, “How the hell are we STILL talking about this in 2016?”  Don’t worry–there’s a story.  Let’s just jump right in, shall we? For Gabs’ birthday party this year, we decided to rent time and space in a local gymnastics place, let the small children run free for an hour or so, feed them cake,(…)

Four Is…

Four Is…

FOUR is Fiesty Fantastic Fearless Fearful Fanatic Fabulous Forceful Fierce Friendly Frightening Fancy Fashion-forward Free-thinking Free-wheeling Fascinating Frustrating Finicky Ferocious Fragile Festive Fiery Flamboyant Feminine Formidable Frank Fortunate Funny Frenzied Frabjous GABBIE.   Happy Fourth birthday to our Favorite Four year old!  You give us all the Feels–Former, present, and Future. Love always and Forever, Mommy(…)