Monthly Archives: May 2013

Southwestern Leanings

A year ago I did not know how to spell Albuquerque. I would never have imagined myself living in the Southwest. I held firmly to the fact that Chicago was the best city in the world, and there was no … Continue reading

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Summer Break: Day 1

School is officially out for both boys now. Within the first hour of our summer break together at home, we had meltdown #2. (#1 was Connor at his school party.) Ethan was screaming and crying. He was shouting, “IT’S NOT … Continue reading

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May Days

Writing has been unusually elusive. Life continues to ebb and flow. I note it in snippets. Connor turned 5 this month. His last day of preschool is tomorrow, yet he still sucks his now-flattened thumb. He converses much more but … Continue reading

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Loving Mr. Ning-Neong

We Becketts went to our very first Albuquerque Isotopes game this weekend. Connor’s T-Ball team was one of the teams of the game. It was a beautiful day for baseball. We enjoyed a pre-game all-you-can-eat lunch. Connor and his fellow … Continue reading

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