The Night Before School, Re-post

I am re-posting this by special request.  I originally wrote and posted this article in August 2009.  This is not technically the night before school, but alas my friend is begging me to re-post. Tags are trimmed off new clothes and the door lined with shoes.  Packs...
Doll Sleeping Bag Sewing Tutorial

Doll Sleeping Bag Sewing Tutorial

Hunter stayed home from school today after a middle-of-the-night onset of a stomach bug. I was sorry for her to feel so bad, especially since the nighttime episode involved a very difficult hair-washing. But when the morning came, and she had slept 3 hours later than...

Put-put-put

“Ka-POP!” I heard a while ago, as I will grilling some cheese sandwiches for our Sunday evening dinner.  A grin spread across my face as I remembered that familiar evening sound here in the neighborhood.  One evening after we first moved in, I heard a...

These Are the People

…in the neighborhood, in the neighborhood, in the neigh-bor-hoo-ood.  These are the people in the neighborhood.  They’re the people that you meet when you’re walking down the street.  They’re the people that you meet each...