Category Archives: Children

Grandkids and hot summer days

It is just about 8:30 and although we are enjoying immensely the act of being calmly on the patio enjoying a cup of coffee, the peace is marred by the noise of gasoline powered devices meant to trim lawns. I … Continue reading

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The Paramount

Last week we were supposed to go see The Producers in Aurora, Illinois. Now Aurora is famous for the massacre that took place a bit ago. Anyway, we canceled our theatre moment since our son and his wife were both … Continue reading

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Today is Santa Day!

Today is the day that I am going into the city to be Santa Claus. It started out inauspiciously, with my noticing from bed that the light looked mysteriously close to the seven o’clock time that I have been waking … Continue reading

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Viral crabbiness

Some mornings are just cranky times. Nothing will make us happy and it starts out with one incident and goes downhill. Thus began Thursday and we continually work toward trying to undo the less than wonderful start we had. We … Continue reading

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Girls and sparkles

What is it about little girls and sparkles? Even more than certain colors, it seems that little girls gravitate to anything with sparkles. Sparkly dresses, sparkly tights and shoes, sparkle to paint with…and the list goes on. It seems to … Continue reading

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