There is a friend I would visit from time to time. I am sorry to say we don’t see each other as much as we used to. There was a time we […]
I’m going to call this kid “Slugger”. Slugger is a boy who is excited to be at the field every time. He’s not necessarily interested in playing baseball but there is an infield full of dirt. We’ll get to that later.
The ‘Rona gave another trial this tried-and-true family had yet to endure: Vacation. Wife usually picks where we go. I’m happy to go anywhere so I provide the tie-breaking vote if we […]
“Walkin’ the dog. I’m just a-walkin’ the dog.” – Rufus Thomas My children are enterprising. They are constantly seeking new ways to be productive. Whether it’s a way to make money or […]
Like you, Corona screwed a lot of things up with my family. Loyal readers of my heartfelt stories know the challenges faced when it came to homeschooling the Miracles of Christ. You […]
I carried the equipment back to the van hoping my last half-ounce of sanity would hold out for the ride home so I could hide somewhere until the next crisis presented itself. Unfortunately, the next crisis presented itself before the bag was dropped in the van.
School is out. Children all over are rejoicing. Home-schooling parents are rejoicing with them. Now is the time for a glorious respite from the routines of math, English, and science. Attentions have […]
(Sung to “Lola” by The Kinks) I’m stuck here at home with five or six kids Where they just want screens and want to drink Coca-Cola C-O-L-A Cola The Gaggle has to […]
We had a small problem in the backyard recently. The ladder to the swing set broke. It wasn’t too bad. It was just certain rungs and just one side that needed to […]
Monday through Friday is for schoolwork. You’ve read about the drama. You’ve read about the running and the yelling. The blood, sweat, and tears that produce a sentence with a word-count that […]