Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Wrapping it all up

     We’ve pretty much cleared the house of all that excess food and now I’m wondering if W would notice if I start spiriting Christmas decorations one by one back to the basement.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Christmas Miracle

I set out yesterday morning as the family gatherer to score the Christmas roast.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Festive Front Lines

          To my knowledge, no one in my side of the family has owned a gun. Oh, except that relative purported to be the first white woman in the Oklahoma territory, and who was known to tuck a pistol in her garter.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Batteries and Beasts

     I remember when I was a child and had the epiphany that whatever the size of your problem, if it was the only one you had, it was large to you.  

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Monday, December 14, 2015

Start your engines

    The tree is up but undecorated. Even that, though, is a breakthrough.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Monday, December 7, 2015

Wednesday, December 2, 2015