Eulogy for Rosemary

My mom's memorial service was yesterday. Pfoutz Valley UMC was packed - it's not a big church, but still, we had to bring out extra chairs. It was an altogether lovely tribute to her - we think she'd have been pleased and possibly even impressed. My sister and I worked on the eulogy  together, and … Continue reading Eulogy for Rosemary

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

Deck the halls, now make it disappear

MAYBE IT'S JUST ME, but lately, I get as excited to undecorate after Christmas as I am to decorate right after Thanksgiving. Oh, there have been years where I could barely stand the thought of dragging the "big Santas" up from the storage room, but once I unbox them, I'm always happy I did. And … Continue reading Deck the halls, now make it disappear