Usually, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love the vegetarian food, time with friends and family, and trying out new recipes. This year, with the pandemic, it was fraught in all sorts of ways with CDC recommendations and the school district saying that people should stay home so we can reopen. I do… Continue reading Thanksgiving

Visit to Kentucky for Birthday Party

Last weekend, Harlan and I packed up and went to Kentucky to celebrate GiGi’s birthday. It was a great time catching up with family and friends. We left late Wednesday night, and Harlan was a champ on the airplane. The next day, we had dentist appointments, which we were really grateful for. Friday, we visited… Continue reading Visit to Kentucky for Birthday Party


We’re not a family of quitters. In fact, as you may know, we’re over-doers. But, how do you know when to let a kid quit something they’ve committed to? We have a bit of a quandary to deal with, and we’re muddling through, so I welcome thoughts from your experience on the topic. For years,… Continue reading Quitters