Archive for the ‘Christmas’ Category

When we are home in Rochester, I seem to be completely incapable of taking a moment for myself. I barely grabbed a few minutes to sit here and write, and only because I thought I might lose it — and I mean lose it — if I didn’t. With each day that passes I grow […]

Two Kellogg’s Nutrigrain waffles, blueberry. One latte, made with love and no grumbling by hub. A bowl of 12-Layer Jello, a family favorite which consists of, um, twelve layers of jello. Go figure. Two chocolate desserts, each consisting of four chocolate wafer cookies layered with whipped cream (cool whip for the lactose intolerant) and then […]

I know. I know. I’ve been neglectful lately. I’m sorry I haven’t called you back, Aub. And Dawn, I haven’t called to let you know that you left your scarf here on Saturday. And all my bloggy friends, I know, I haven’t been commenting. My bloglines reader has, like, 104 unread posts. But I’m thinking […]

Letter to Santa


Dear Santa, This is just to let you know that I don’t really know who you are but my mommy mentioned something today about how you bring presents and mommy seems to be really into presents and she smiles when she talks about them, except when she talks about getting my Grandpa-O presents because she […]



You wouldn’t be able to tell by looking (unless, gulp, you stepped into our bedroom, which is an insane, insane disaster), but it has been a veritable Christmas factory around here lately. We’ve (so sadly) foregone the tree and all Christmas decorations (we put all that stuff in storage back when we were putting our […]