My mother calls this payback

Who needs game consoles and tablets and iPhones when there are free imaginations?

Red, white and blue

It was an early Sunday morning so her glasses were sleeping in.

Sorry I said anything

I should know better than to invite the Universe to screw with us through weather, but it’s worth it for the look on Chuck’s face.

Their different smiles

One with dimples, the other from ear to ear, both the highlight of my morning.

Desperate measures

A welcome solution to an ongoing, at times infuriating problem. Not, not “at times.” ALL THE TIMES.

They (heart) sleepovers

The good news is that this time they didn’t end up in the backyard at 5AM yelling to see if any of the neighbors were awake.

The saddest day in all of the land

Parenting wins rarely occur without an accompanying, disproportionate parenting fail.

Che gelida manina

Today’s enriching cultural lesson is brought to you by La bohème.

My golden retriever

What? Don’t you play in water wearing your best Sunday dress?

Ms. Lola

Lola is too young to read my website, but maybe her sister will share this with her: BOOGERS!