Beautiful things: Another magic mirror

Beautiful things: Another magic mirror

Last week, my sister in-law Nancy gave my son Charlie and his fiancée Tara a beautiful engagement present. As I've written before, Nancy celebrates moments and memories in extraordinarily thoughtful ways. She remembered that, when Charlie was younger, he had given his grandparents a mirror for Christmas, and had written them a note that they [...]

Happy birthday to the Outlaw Mary Jane and the In-Law Donna

Happy birthday to the Outlaw Mary Jane and the In-Law Donna

We've noticed that the sweetest candy and the shiniest shoes are called Mary Janes. And, though both have been around much longer than our beloved Outlaw Mary Jane, we think the three Mary Janes share a number of attributes including eternal style, reliability, grace, comfort and kindness. Today, we're chewing a little sweet candy, and [...]