Take me out to the ballgame

We went to see the Washington Nationals last night. I lucked into four tickets through work, so Steve and I brought Seth and Ross. It was hot and steamy and sticky, almost unbearably so, but we were very brave and (mostly) stoically suffered through it until the middle of the 8th inning, at which point … Continue reading Take me out to the ballgame

I ate my feelings today

I AM FEELING RATHER RAW after yet another school shooting yesterday. Here we are again - AGAIN! - having the same debate. Nothing has changed.  (Much) more on that in a sec. I wasn't making any friends or changing any minds on social media as I got into it with strangers, and couldn't think of … Continue reading I ate my feelings today

Natural consequences

AS I WAITED FOR MY GARAGE DOOR TO OPEN yesterday afternoon, I was met by Eli, who was fixing to leave on his bike with his basketball. He's been enjoying that we live close to basketball courts, but it's been too cold to play outside. He has discovered that sometimes, his school is open after … Continue reading Natural consequences