On September 9, 1967 at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, a girl stood before a boy in uniform, her face veiled in tulle. Her small frame was fitted with satin from bodice to floor, her neck and chin set confidently above a delicate, scalloped lace overlay with sleeves. The design is simple and timeless. I … Continue reading The secret to staying married for 50 years
True story. They don't. Apparently you can take the whole family to do something fun for a whole day without spending upwards of $50 on food and random unjustifiable purchases. Maybe you were already in on this little secret. We've had our fair share of day trips where we hike in a nature preserve, but … Continue reading Family Day Trips Don’t Have to be Expensive
Have you ever thought you might just hate your baby for making you so miserable during pregnancy, only to have her placed upon your chest in a rush of adrenaline and slimy goo in just such a way that your eyes meet her squished up, pissed off little face and the hate just drains out … Continue reading Sundays.
I’ll never do that, I thought. I’ll never pick up the phone one night twelve years from now to see if my son is on the line past bedtime because there will be no line to pick up. There are no circuits to break through and phones no longer come in two pieces linked by a vinyl curly-Q.