Our first child was a bit unusual in a few ways. For one, she slept through the night pretty much from day one. She also did her naps during the daytime. And one sure way to get her to sleep was to play music. And not just any music. Pink Floyd. For some reason, Diane … Continue reading “This One Is Also Pink”
As we were going through photos yesterday, Diane found these of her toddler years. I was going to write up something, but on her recommendation I’ll keep it simple. Three… Two… One.
Declaring Halloween in February, I’m doing all stories this week about Halloween stuff. Enjoy! It was a semi-traumatic decision Diane made one year, when she realized she was too old for trick-or-treating. To help take her mind off things (and to shut our dog the hell up) I grabbed her and the bowl of candy … Continue reading “Zombie House”
Since I posted about July 4th yesterday, I figured why not do it again today… The first year we moved to Orlando we wanted to take the kids to see fireworks. Not being locals, though, we didn’t know where to go. (I suppose we could have asked someone, but we didn’t think of it until … Continue reading “Independence Day, Disney Style”
Those who know me know two things about my eating habits. First, I’m a slow eater. Second, I can really put the food away. (See my Headhunter story.) So when I married into an Italian family, I had no end of well-meaning in-laws convinced that I only needed some Good Italian Feeding to cure my … Continue reading “The Dinner Table Turns”