When I picked Charlie up this morning, his folks were happy to report that he’d slept in … ’til 6:15am. His usual wake-up time is closer to 5:30, so I wasn’t quite sure what our day might bring. We started … Continue reading Tuesdays with Charlie | Play (and rest).
from Saturday’s morning walk I’m taking a different approach to Currents this year. Instead of documenting what’s going on with a list of -ing words, I’m going to frame the update with my intentions for 2017. Hopefully making that a … Continue reading More and Less | January 2017.
…to Katie! Her arrival … way back in 1987 … changed us from a couple to a family. February, 1987 And since I last shared birthday wishes to her on this blog (for her 25th), she’s gotten married and made … Continue reading Happy Birthday.
Little Sam is having a tough week. Yesterday morning, Katie and I agreed he should go to day care today (instead of spending the day with me) … hoping one more day there will help get his transition onto more … Continue reading A Lemonade Day.
yesterday afternoon playing with the light (and yep, that’s a knitting needle holding up the stalks!) The main reason I planted amaryllis bulbs this year was to re-live a bit of the magic our first one brought us last January. … Continue reading Waiting and Watching | Week Seven.
Tuesdays with Charlie are pretty much a slam-dunk in the “light” category. Our schedule now that Katie is back at work* is 7am – 5pm. Sunrise isn’t until well after 7:30 these days, so our immediate priority once we were … Continue reading Tuesdays with Charlie | At Home.
tulips on my kitchen counter These past few days have been such a roller coaster of emotions. In addition to the lows I’m sure y’all are familiar with, my neighbor (who has an aggressive upper renal cancer) was ambulanced back … Continue reading Balancing the Light.
Today’s Think Write Thursday topic is three things I’d do if I were President of the United States. Of course I have zero desire to be President; I wouldn’t even know where to start. But I do know which three … Continue reading Three Things.
…to two finishes! Fiona Coat and Hidden Figures. I’m sure I’ll finish the book first, but hopefully the sweater coat will be a close second. I started the book on my drive home Sunday; it’s excellent. I’ve mostly been listening … Continue reading Getting Close.
There are certainly minutes of Tuesdays that seem to drag…but on the whole, my days with Charlie fly by. He must think so, too, because when his mom asks him what we did, his first answer is “I don’t know”. … Continue reading Tuesdays with Charlie | Out and About.