Monthly Archives: August 2013

My other babies

I have three nieces and three nephews. They range in age from 15 years old to 4 months, and I adore them all and am adored in return. After all, do I not make baby pancakes for them? How about … Continue reading

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Harriet

Harriet the Spy was one of my favorite books as a kid. First of all, she was allowed to roam through New York City alone. Secondly, she could go into that soda shop and order an egg cream. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Peace and quiet

It’s been a quiet week here in Lake Woebegone, as the saying goes. And that’s just fine with me. Life gives us moments of grace, and this week has been one of them. Both kids were home this past weekend. … Continue reading

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Scarring the children

It’s funny what impresses the children these days. Both knew that their sainted mother was giving a big speech in Atlanta, but from their perspective…yawn. Not that they aren’t proud of their mommy, but I’m not the Doctor, and I’m … Continue reading

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