Category Archives: Family

Hello? (tap tap tap) Is this thing on?

Gracious heavens, y’all, it’s been nearly a year since I’ve updated. I’m so ashamed of myself. Last week I was going through an old notebook I found and found stuff I’d written about ten years ago — utterly banal stuff, like a tally of a yard sale a friend and I had in Chicago, a […]

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Every day can’t be a winner.

This wasn’t the greatest of days. One of my favorite cousins got terrifying news — he has some sort of growth on his heart and will be going in for open heart surgery tomorrow morning. Such a shocker. He’s in his mid thirties. Five kids. Ugh. Breaking my heart. In the periphery of that news was the […]

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These apes need a little more socialization.

The kids and I went over to visit my cousin, Pete’s, wife and kids today — they live not even a mile away from us but things have been so busy for both families we haven’t managed to get the kids together before now. They have a daughter who is almost exactly the twins’ age […]

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Hello, poor little neglected blog.

Despite our best intentions, we’ve fallen waaaaaaay behind on our little family blog. I don’t know why it’s so hard for us to keep up here: when we’re together, we do nothing but talk about our children. It should be fairly easy to sit down and write about them rather than talk about them. But […]

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Long time, no post.

Apologies for the recent lack of posting. I’m not saying that those of you who do not live in Arkansas are less important than those that do, but I AM saying that grandparents leveled a certain amount of pressure to post that is no longer present now that they see the babies on a regular […]

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