Christmas is in full bloom. Where I live here in Southern California, there’s no shortage of diverse Christmas décor. You can’t drive anywhere without passing houses festooned with obnoxiously mismatched light color schemas (makes you look back on the 80’s neon craze as “not that bad after all”) and giant-sized lawn inflatables of every animal … More “Have yourself a sexist little Christmas,” sings Amazon
Margaret’s first grandpa died last week. On Thanksgiving Day. In front of us. A trifecta of misfortune. Grandpa Sandy’s death marks the first among Margaret’s grandparents to die. It’s an unsettling thought. On one hand we’ve been so fortunate that our parents have lived long enough to experience the birth of our kids and to … More A grandfather’s love always outlives him
If you are a parent of a teen, you probably have a list of things that drive you mad about your teenager. I did and I shared that in my last post, where I rant about the short list of things that Margaret does that I can’t stand. In this post, I will RAVE about … More 5 Things My Daughter Does That I Love!