With gratitude and admiration at the start of a new term

With gratitude and admiration at the start of a new term

“Life moves pretty fast,” as Ferris Bueller says. “If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” That’s what happened a couple of weeks ago in this house, when our friend, Attorney Jim Long, swore my husband Vince into a new term of office and I didn’t even know [...]

Circles of life and love

Circles of life and love

Nearly 30 years after he first held the tiniest baby either of us had ever seen, my husband Vince got to preside over her wedding. The ceremony, which took place on a perfect Friday evening, celebrated life, love, laughter, family and parenting in all its forms -- step parents, birth parents, grandparents, godparents, foster parents, [...]

Here we go ’round the mulberry bush

Here we go ’round the mulberry bush

If you’re reading this from my post, then our daughter Molly has successfully foraged and then baked a delicious mulberry pie for her dad on Father’s Day. If you are reading this from another source, then please know we went out in a happy blaze of buttery crust and sugared berries. Either way, our house [...]