Monthly Archives: April 2008

Secret Handshake

I want to share this lovely, lyrical bit of writing with you all: Art is the secret handshake of the children of God, the inside joke among those with souls. The spark that is ignited within us when we are … Continue reading

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House Hunting Success!

Having Middle Son here is a joy beyond words. Yesterday we went out house hunting and found several possible places to rent. It was fun to picture him in the various possible settings — the serious contenders were a nice … Continue reading

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Dinner Tonight: Pasta with Cheese Sauce

I confess, what many people call, “Homemade Macaroni and Cheese,” I call “Pasta with Cheese”. Otherwise Youngest would probably not eat it. Macaroni and Cheese, to his palate, equals Kraft Mac n’ Cheese, and nothing that is named Macaroni and … Continue reading

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Apartment Hunting

This is so much fun.  Having our son here as an adult has been a joy beyond words.   Today he invited me to go out apartment hunting with him.   It was a gorgeous day to drive around town with … Continue reading

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Improvised Thai Green Curry for Dinner

My family teases me that if something is cheap, delicious, and easy to make, it’ll probably never appear on the menu again. Green Curry is fairly cheap, very delicious and very easy to make…and true to form, considering how easy … Continue reading

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He’s here! He’s here!

Here’s the proof! Still looking remarkably fresh after driving 30 hours straight! Younger brother helps unload boxes! Unwinding with Dad out on the back patio.

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Having a Baby is a Rite of Passage

I had to pull this tell-it-like-it-is passage out of Darlene’s comment on the previous post: When are we going to stop making parenting “all about me”? What I tell my childbirth classes is, “Having a baby is a right of … Continue reading

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