The venue: Our family room. The menu: hot wings, pierogies, and whatever anyone else brings to share. Oh, and a Steelers logo cake. The beer: COLD. The guests: Neighbors and friends. Lots of 'em. Exact number changing hourly. Probably more than we can comfortably seat. The more, the merrier. The husband: Fears hubris. Cautiously hedging … Continue reading Superbowl

Once in a lifetime

And you may find yourself living in a shotgun shack And you may find yourself in another part of the world And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile And you may find yourself in a beautiful house, with a beautiful wife And you may ask did I get here? … Continue reading Once in a lifetime

The sky is falling!

Today is my kids' third consecutive day off school.  Last Friday was the end of the marking period, so Monday was a scheduled professional day for the teachers. Then Tuesday, measurable snow was in the weather forecast, and because there were flakes falling from the sky at 4:00 a.m., the Good Folks who run the … Continue reading The sky is falling!