Category Archives: family fun

Hot Heat

It is stinkin’ hot here! Ahem. “forseattle,” she coughs into her hand. In the Seattle area, we tend to worship the sun until we actually feel the sun and then we shrink and hide from it and ask each other … Continue reading

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I Could Have Danced All Night

It’s jazz night at the Senior Center. Dan’s playing saxophone in the band and the kids and I are eating delicious gentle-on-the-dentures delicacies, reading middle grade fantasy novels, and periodically dancing like spasmodic maniacs. My feet move in a pattern … Continue reading

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Glad to Be Dad

As is seasonally appropriate, I’ve been thinking a ton about dads this past week. As part of my mental celebration of all things fatherly, I opened up the book, Glad to Be Dad: A Call to Fatherhood by Tim J. … Continue reading

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Four Wanda

Wanda is my best buddy. We’re together all day. When she smiles, I smile. When she cries, I sometimes comfort her. When I cry, she does not notice. Wanda spends a lot of time writing lately. She writes her name … Continue reading

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Guess What I Am For Halloween

Olive Garden Employee after a shift? (Wo)Man in Black? With red ears? A BACK-UP DANCER! One of two back-up dancers Was there a witch and a fairy in that video? You know? There might have been.

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It’s All Fun and Games Until…

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