Today, in our house, a boy is celebrating his 7th birthday. We will be surrounded by friends and family, while I simultaneously stare at a kid that is growing up before my eyes. Oh, and we’ll have cake and ice cream. Lots of ice cream.
I hope you find something to celebrate today. Actually, the fact that you lived to see another day is reason enough to celebrate, don’t you think? Go on … let yourself eat cake! Read more
Forty two years ago today, my brother cried. He was bummed that his Mom birthed another baby girl. He already had four sisters, and he really didn’t want a fifth. Nowadays, my brother does his best to make me cry, while his wife does her best to keep us separated during family gatherings. I’m kidding. Sorta. My brother and I definitely (and sometimes deliberately) push each others buttons, but we have a healthy and happy brother/sister relationship. (Oh hush, Joe D. We do, too.) Read more
I am the counterpart to WordGirl’sLady Redundant Woman. By that I mean, I repeat things. I am redundant. And, though Lady Redundant Woman has no real purpose in this post, I still feel the need to refer to her. I have a tendency to say the same thing more than once. I repeat myself. Who knows, maybe this post is a repeat. Read more