Monthly Archives: June 2009

Six Years Old

Happy Birthday, Ben! This is what it means to be six. Six means being without your two front teeth and getting away with it. Even being told the look is “precious” and “adorable.” Several decades from now, not so adorable. Six is about sharing this precious and adorable state of toothlessness with some of your […]


A couple of months ago my friend Bess mentioned the idea of taking a beach trip together this summer. I thought it sounded like a fabulous idea, since we usually try to work in some type of trip while the kids are out of school that involves lots of sand and water. Except, of course, […]

Whew…It’s Been A Week

There was a time, long ago, when I updated the blog every couple of days. Then it gradually stretched to every three or four days, and now it’s been a weekly event. Which makes me a little sad. However, on a positive note, I actually read two books in the last seven days and have […]

Sixth Grader No More

Has May already come and gone? I truly can’t believe it’s been two weeks since our kids began their summer vacation. We’ll blink twice, and it will be time to purchase school supplies and backpacks. It was exactly two weeks ago that Anna Katherine said farewell to her final year at the elementary school she […]