Santa wears specs

Santa wears specs

Santa wears readers in our house. This 2019 edition to his wardrobe owes little to his deficiencies and everything to ours. Two of us have terrible eyesight and a vain inability to keep track of our glasses…because they’re only on our actual heads when we absolutely have to strap them on. Otherwise, you’ll find dime [...]

A View of the World Through Midwestern Glasses (A Guest Post By Tara Heaslip)

A View of the World Through Midwestern Glasses (A Guest Post By Tara Heaslip)

My family’s typical Thanksgiving involves about 15 family members in a New Jersey dining room. This year, tradition was thrown to the wayside when my sister moved to South Bend, Indiana to work for Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign. We’ve been excited to visit her for months, but with a family’s worth of crowded schedules and [...]

Things I did, didn’t do and should have done this weekend

Things I did, didn’t do and should have done this weekend

Thanks to the deer hunt, which claimed two members of my household, and a hefty work and social schedule, which claimed another, I found myself with a lovely stretch of time all to myself this weekend. I enjoyed myself immensely and tried to take full advantage of each glorious moment. In my quest to maximize [...]