Incident Report

Oh the dreaded “incident report.”  A one page, illegible paper that comes home from preschool, generally three days after said “incident.”  It’s a fluid document; quite versatile— used in a variety of situations from playground road rash to well… you’ll see. The last incident report we got for Jake was…

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Pop Hit Head Hoe

I’d say you’re never quite as in-tune with your daily vocabulary as you are when trying to raise two moderately civilized English-speaking monkeys.  I still remember that at Esther’s house, we could only say ‘rump.’  My second grade teacher, Mr. McGuire, had us calling it our gluteus maximus.  And I…

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Nate Date

This past Saturday I had my first evening out with Nathaniel James; just the two of us.  It went like this: We decided to go out in the afternoon since this was our first official night on the town.  He asked me to drive.  At first glance, it didn’t appear…

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Instagrannies

I recently enjoyed brunch with eight of my dearest high school pirates/friends of all time.  It was wondrous in that I just picked a date, sent out an Evite, and everyone showed-up.  Absent were the thirty e-mails it usually takes us to pick a date.  Plus three Doodle calendars.  And…

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Fox

Several months back, my sister-in-law, Erin, told a story that I’ve just got to write down before I forget it.  I’m sure I’m not going to get it entirely right, but here goes… My nephew Covin comes home from kindergarten with his dad and has some “news” to report to…

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Season 6

Today happens to be Natesy’s half birthday.  I forgot it was the first and so I’ve completely failed on the cupcake front… but the child did have donut holes, a hot dog, Doritos, ice cream and two cookies today.  That’s what happens when you wake up at your grandparents’ house,…

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