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Throwback Thursday — Boo to You!

Happy Halloween! Here’s a look back at one of my old costumes. Not sure what year this is, but I remember being very excited about wearing the earrings — and the wings! Can you see the wings in the picture? I can see, too, Mom has us both bundled up against the fall chill under … Continue reading

It’ll be a Freaky Thursday

So, um, Catherine is dreaming up scary Halloween costumes and thinks she has a winner: The most frightening thing she could possibly be is … me. This was announced only half-jokingly at the dinner table tonight, following a dust-up that occurred when she and Basil returned home and both began talking to me at once … Continue reading


I thought ages 4-12 months brought a lot of changes, what with the sitting up, solid food, rolling over, crawling, standing, learning to talk. But that was only because I didn’t know all the milestones that teen years would bring. All the obvious physical changes, of course. And the removal of braces. Now the driving … Continue reading

Boo to you!

What are you going to be for Halloween? I’ve got no costume┬áplanned (some might tell you I’m a witch all year anyway), but I cannot wait for tomorrow. Despite being a scaredy-cat, I retain a childlike love for Halloween. These days I get a big kick out of seeing the little ones in the neighborhood, … Continue reading