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School Dazed

School Dazed

The summer days were coming to a close which always starts the busy season in motherhood. Both children would be in school this year requiring new everything....

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The Hairy Affair

The Hairy Affair

The pool at the club is the kids favorite place on a hot day. I don’t mind spending time lounging about in the sun either and they are becoming better...

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The Grass Is Always Greener

The Grass Is Always Greener

The last couple of weeks have been very dry and our lawns were starting to look a little parched. Except for Artie’s. His grass is always a little...

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Dear Diary

Dear Diary

With two budding great readers, I have tried to take Stevie and Daisy to the library as often as once a week every summer. I was a little surprised this...

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Holy Cow

Holy Cow

Edie’s earlier intro to the group at the last card party served to make her appearance at the annual block party a little easier. I couldn’t...

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Pulling Some Strings

Pulling Some Strings

As if feeding off my color complex dilemma, Daisy insisted on wearing Stevie’s cowboy boots with her pale pink sundress I put out for her to wear....

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Plaid Is the New Black

Plaid Is the New Black

Anyone who describes their favorite color as plaid is screaming out loud that they are troubled or taste deficient or both. I feel like a plaid lover sometimes....

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King of the House

King of the House

Two young children ran in and out of the front door dodging the incoming furniture. The Morgan house would be much livelier with this family. The house...

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Summer Smells

Summer Smells

The summer heat brings out the kid in Steve. Once or twice each year, he decides that we’re all going to pack into the car and sit in the swamp....

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Another Bad Thing Happened That Wasn’t All Bad

Another Bad Thing Happened That Wasn’t...

The phone rang about 4:00 AM. No good news is ever delivered at 4 AM. Steve grabbed for the phone on his bedside table and I heard his sleepy hello. There...

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