Category Archives: Childcare

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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Brio in my life!

Of late, Brio seems to be a big part of my life. According to Wikipedia, the word ‘brio’ means “a quality of being active, spirited, alive, and vigorous.” In terms of my life, ‘Brio’ represents a wooden train originally (but … 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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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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