2015: My Year in Review

Either I was going to do it or Facebook was by putting random pictures together and calling it “my year.” I don’t think so. As I have done for the last few years, I am once again tying a ribbon on the end of the year with a review of all of the good and … Continue reading 2015: My Year in Review


Happy Halloween!

We just got in from a fun night of trick-or-treating. We saw some cool decorations like this, Anthony and his friend got quite a haul, and a guy a few blocks over was having his annual neighborhood party where he feeds whoever shows up. And to top it off, it started to rain just as … Continue reading Happy Halloween!


It was the first week in September 2003 when I got the news. Ann, having been suffering from what she thought was a bout with the stomach flu, called me at work once she returned from the doctor. And I’ll never forget it. “I’m pregnant,” she said, voice quivering. Barely being able to hold onto … Continue reading Decade

Blogging 365, Day 46: Buddies

I took today off so that we could get our taxes done and since my birthday was yesterday, I figured it would be easier than taking my actual birthday off only to return on Friday. And I’m exhausted with a headache that just won’t quit. So for tonight’s post I thought I’d share a picture … Continue reading Blogging 365, Day 46: Buddies

Blogging 365, Day 42: Not Born Yesterday

Yesterday for lunch, Anthony -- not yet 9 and still very much a kid -- got a Kids Meal from Rubio's Fish Tacos. While they serve food other than the kind that swims, their emphasis is on seafood. (He opted for the chicken taquitos and I don't blame him. Seafood...blecch.) As we were eating, Ann … Continue reading Blogging 365, Day 42: Not Born Yesterday