Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Tidings

Last week Santa came through our neighborhood on a fire truck.  There are not many things that are more exciting to little boys than firetrucks and Santa. We waited anxiously on the porch, boys in their jammies, for him to … Continue reading

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Holidays and the Meaning of “Special”

This year, more than usual, there has been a waterfall-esque onslaught of holidays.  It started with Halloween, then Grady’s birthday, which rolled into Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, my mom’s birthday, Cade’s birthday, and Christmas.  Every week there has been some reason to … Continue reading


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Missing the Electric Turkey Knife

The holidays. I’m already exhausted by the creative jealousy I feel for others’ Elf on the Shelf photo montages. Not that I have an Elf on the Shelf, or children old enough to understand what that is.  But still…those moms … Continue reading

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