Tag: grandchildren

The Sniffing

We’ve all heard the “experts” say that if you can smell it on yourself, you’re wearing too much – To which I reply: Hogwash! There is no such thing as too much of a good thing. What is more, I don’t wear colognes or perfumes for anyone besides […]

Bank Holiday Perfection

The treehouse is complete! Granted, these pictures don’t show the windows in and door hung, but… it is fabulous! Our day off has been happily spent with family, drills and screws, hammers, nails, guacamole and champagne… Thumper, of course! Takeout Chinese, and a bonfire. “Hayden,” I ask, “where are […]

Paved With Good Intentions

So there I was, standing outside HH’s locked car, parked in front of our local OneStop, contemplataing a three mile walk home. In the rain. Uphill. Both Ways. “Well, self,” I said, “once again we can thank your good intentions for this fine mess…” It all started a couple […]

The Un-Named Band

You know, just when I think my life can’t get any more strange or random, it does. Some of you long-time readers may recall my many attempts to charm HH into getting pretty much anything I want (within reason) so long as it involves the grandchildren from a […]

Nanny Backpack

It was late summer in 2007 when the entire family was gathered for a Saturday brunch under the grape arbor. Somewhere in the middle of blueberry pancakes and sausage, our son-in-law produced a bottle of champagne and set it in the middle of the picnic table. Well, naturally, there […]