Tag Archives: fun

Harry Potter party time

Last Thanksgiving I started reading the Harry Potter series to my younger girls.  They immediately fell in love with the characters and stories, and we soon began to collect an assortment of Harry Potter paraphernalia – robes, wands, LEGOs, chess … Continue reading

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Luck o’ the Irish

I don’t know where it comes from, but my two younger daughters have imaginations and creativity that astound me. They’ve been chattering all week about St. Patrick’s Day. “I don’t know why people aren’t excited about St. Patrick’s Day,” one … Continue reading

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Kittens and puppies

I may dream of a Christmas scene worthy of Martha Stewart, with kraft paper packages tied up with baker’s twine, but when you let your children choose the gift wrap, this is what you get.  

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I wish I were a first row lady

I came across this photograph today and it made me smile. I love the exuberance the two women in the front row are displaying, as their skirts fly up and they hold onto their hats. In their girdles and pearls … Continue reading

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Three Perfect Days: San Diego

When I was a loyal customer of United Airlines, back in the days before JetBlue, I would settle into my seat and immediately open the inflight magazine to the Three Perfect Days feature.  In those days I hadn’t traveled much, … Continue reading

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The fun parent

I don’t usually make a habit of comparing our parenting styles.  Although I sometimes think my husband could be a little less growly. Or go to the park on Saturday morning with the kids without first making them clean their … Continue reading

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Boo!

From ghoulish and ghosties and long leggety beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us! OK, let’s just get it out there. I hate Halloween. I really hate it, I hate everything about it, and … Continue reading

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