Days Off

Last week was Election Day and Parent Teacher Conference day. The kids also had a gloriously warm weekend before it turned off super cold this week. The last soccer game was November 5th, and Seamus’s team ended with a win, which made everyone happy. Then, he and Gilbert went to decorate for 4-H achievement night.… Continue reading Days Off

August–No Posts

Wow. I didn’t post at all in August. I think that’s the first time since I started my blog that I haven’t posted in a month. August was hot and special. The first bit of August was consumed with getting home, unpacking, and working on some of the things we had neglected. Seamus and Gilbert… Continue reading August–No Posts


I’m in Pittsburgh for the NEH summer faculty institute on Afro-Latinx and Afro-Latin American Transnational Dialogues. It’s fascinating, career changing, and I’m learning so much! Over the weekend, Patrick brought the kids up for a fun weekend so we could not have to go two weeks without seeing each other. I could have driven back… Continue reading Pittsburgh–Again