Soap Bubbles

Spring must be here. It has taken its sweet time this year, but one sure sign of spring is soap bubbles. After two days of spring like weather, the day started off with cloudy skies, dropping temps, and winds out of the north ... like Ole Man Winter wasn't giving up. By the time school … Continue reading Soap Bubbles

Over the Wall

I didn't take this picture; found it in my archives and thought it was funny. In 2005 my daughter was studying in Ireland for a semester.  One of her friends took this picture of her going over the wall. It looks like she is breaking out of prison. She wasn't in a convent or anything, … Continue reading Over the Wall

Sticky Fingers

First birthday, life's first major mile stone.  The little guy gets a cake all to himself (I think it's called it a "smash cake"), one he can dig in to and destroy without any rules or constraints.  He gets to do everything his way.  Its his birthday, for cryin' out loud, and his first one … Continue reading Sticky Fingers

Deluxe Wagon

This must have been the best wagon Ev-ver ... top-of-the-line, deluxe model, probably the cadillac of all kids' wagons ever made.  Check this out: a super durable, solid hardwood box with weather-resistant finish, solid steel wheels with rubber tires for quiet comfortable rides, steel axles with ball bearings for friction-free motion, and a hardwood handle … Continue reading Deluxe Wagon