Good Bad

At my house we appreciate a good bad school picture.  For me it was always the “Grump Bucket” picture from Kathy Brown’s Preschool.  I remember the day well.  I was three.  It was picture day.  Pastel patterned overalls.  Cindy Brady pigtails.  We’re outside and there’s a crowd of parents cheering…

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#PuebloChic

During the first weekend of October, I set-out on a highly anticipated girls weekend in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  After almost a year of planning, the reunion of my high school besties has finally arrived. It begins early on a Thursday morning.  It’s a fitful night’s sleep.  I wake in…

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Hay Maze Haze

Yesterday we set out on our annual October pumpkin patch expedition.  Over my weekend in Santa Fe, which I’ll write more about later, I gathered a few recommendations from some trusted resources. We decided to stop in Davenport for breakfast.  I have been a lifelong devotee of the former Davenport…

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Hemophobia

The very next Wednesday, after I had written about our magical walk to the first day of school, Nate and Jake and I set-off to kindergarten. About five minutes in, this is what happened: I think you could hear him yelling from five blocks away.  I’m not really sure how…

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Taco Tuesday

A few weeks ago James decided to declare a weekly routine he aptly named Taco Tuesday.  He was excited about it, so I was excited about it. It seemed to also coincide with the discovery of a miraculous new product brought to us by “Tortilla Land.”  I’m told these ingenious…

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