A girl in pink sits across the living room from me. She’s got a big bucket of toys next to her. She’ll play with a toy for a few minutes, throw it to the side, or it will become out of reach as she plays, and she will return to the bucket for another toy. … Continue reading Quarantine Update – We are still here
A croquet (Graham pronounces it crocket) set arrived on our doorstep this weekend. We didn’t order it, which means someone out in the world read the blog and responded. You made us speechless. We are so grateful. I wanted you to know that we put it all together and played. There were lots of oohs … Continue reading Thank you
I wanted to record where we are now and I set out to write a normal blog but I found I couldn’t do it. What I can do is offer this list of thoughts. Grace was made for quarantine life. With toys and us she’s content. She’s enjoying sleeping in until 8 am. I wish … Continue reading Quarantine Update 4.27
In the school system our kids are in you go to one school for grades K-5, another for grades 6-7, another for 8-9, and then the last for grades 10-12. My one school building that held grades K-12 childhood in no way prepares me to even know how to approach that much change for Grace … Continue reading Are we overthinking this?
Once a year as I prepare to write this Christmas note I spend some time on my cell phone looking back at the pictures I’ve taken over the past year. The usual things are there: Grace’s birthday, Graham in snow, Easter, last day of school, summer vacation, sparklers on the 4th of July, food, … Continue reading The top of the Christmas tree didn’t light up