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Birthday wishes

Happy Birthday to my mother-in-law, Dena. A lady never tells her age, so I won’t divulge it here, but I will share this photo of her as a teenager, which never fails to make me smile. I don’t know exactly how old she is here (Basil thinks she may be 16 or 17, as old … Continue reading

Girls just want to have fun

There is high excitement in our house. It is P minus six days and counting. Yes, you read that right. P. As in Party. Of. The. Century. Catherine’s Sweet 16 party is Saturday — a small, low-key affair that is consuming a tremendous amount of our attention. Just 10 girls, plus the party princess, getting … Continue reading

Shedding light on childhood memories

Basil’s birthday is today and to celebrate, Catherine and I gave him something he’s been missing for years: A Humpty Dumpy lamp to replace the one his mom got rid of when Basil was a child. Unfortunately, Basil did not agree with her choice. He’s mourned the loss of that stalwart egg for many decades. Thanks to … Continue reading