Monthly Archives: October 2013

Birthday, Buddies & Beauty

Ethan turned 8 years old on Saturday. For some reason, that sounds so old to me! I still try to snuggle with him even though he is so long and lanky that his body overhangs mine and I feel as … Continue reading

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Friday Confessional #2

1) The other day Ethan asked to have potato chips for a snack. I firmly denied the request and said, “We don’t eat potato chips for a snack! Pick something healthy!” Then while he was at school, I devoured what … Continue reading

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Crazy Cake Lady

I have enjoyed keeping a low profile at the boys’ school here in Albuquerque. It is much bigger than our beloved Prescott of Chicago so remaining somewhat anonymous has been easy even as one of a handful of Asians. Over … Continue reading

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Rugged Beauty

My parents have been visiting with us since Sunday night. Like true retired folks, they are perfectly content just being here and continuing their home routine at our home. They get up, go for a brisk walk, read their Bibles, … Continue reading

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Hot Talk

Last night at dinner, Connor explained to me that there are two kinds of hot. “There is hot like fire,” he said with arms moving wildly in attempts to create flames, “and there’s hot like spicy.” Sitting beside him was … Continue reading

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