A few years ago on Mother’s Day, Faith (daughter) and I built a one-person-patio for my wife. The plan was to give The Editor a place to relax for a few minutes while she was working in her garden. I had found a small antique wrought iron bench, we set a small area of pavers... Continue Reading →
I think the title says it all. I hope the mothers and children who see this post have a wonderful day!
Happy Mother's Day to my lovely editor and all the mothers in this wonderful community. I'm going to close comments here. If you have some time, visit one of those special women.
“Why are you giving me all the girl jobs?” Faith was paraphrasing Angelina Jolie’s character (“why do I get the girl gun?”) in one of our favorite movies, "Mr. & Mrs. Smith." No offense intended to women, girls or planting flowers, but she wanted a bigger piece of the action. I should have known better.... Continue Reading →
Last year, National Train Day fell on Mother’s Day in the United States. It made for a pretty difficult decision. In the end, I did the right thing. I wrote about trains. I say that I did the right thing because “A Train A Train A Train A Train” has been the most popular post... Continue Reading →
Would you, could you on a train? If you have kids, had kids or have been a kid at any point since 1960, you probably recognize the title and the first sentence as being from “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss. We read that story so many times to our daughter that we still... Continue Reading →