Category Archives: Parents and Siblings and Cousins, Oh My!

Reaching for the Christmas Spirit

My mood these days remains uneven, as I deal with the anxiety brought on by the election.  So many people at risk now, both from foreign and domestic policy.  I feel like the small-minded cruelties, the “strict authoritarian father” form … Continue reading

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Halloween 2016

We had a really fun Halloween.  As promised, my parents came to stay with us the day before.  All Saints Day is traditionally a huge holiday here, meaning lots of people go to church the day after Halloween – and the … Continue reading

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Busy bullet points

Shortly after my last post, I billed almost 50 hours in 3.5 days and then flew to North Carolina for a quick trip to see the sis, see the niece, and play a reunion show with the old band.  It … Continue reading

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Beach 2016

All three boys are napping – the big boys just requested a nap, and we put them in our bed.  It’s kind of amazing.  We had a long morning swimming and the sun drained them of life force, as it … Continue reading

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#wedding

When Jack was just a baby, we took him to a convention of barbershop singers in Nashville, which my father helped coordinate as part of his job. All of my siblings attended– the youngest three were also working the convention, … Continue reading

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