Category Archives: Childhood

Pulling my chain!

The other day I went into the powder room and turned on the lights. The powder room, adjacent to the family room, has just gone through a redo taking it down to the studs and changing out the light fixtures, … Continue reading

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Nounours and ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’

Nounours has become a very important part of our household. Nounours is almost as old as I am, which is saying something and was and is my original teddy bear. How he survived all these years defies the imagination and … Continue reading

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Wednesday morning

It is cold in the house when you get up too early. Not having done much yesterday means that I did not tire myself out that much and although I really did not nap, I ended up waking up around … Continue reading

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Mary Kay, Michael, the rest of the boys, and Superman Jimmy

Way back when, MK used to tell stories. The stories she would tell were to the boys, making up stories that used their names. I think that it may have just begun with reading books and interchanging the names in … Continue reading

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Monster Quest

The other day, we had three grandkids together and we were pleased to see that the four year old and three year old have really gotten into creative play together. For a long time, they were playing alongside each other, … Continue reading

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