Published on September 3, 2008
We are home from North Carolina, back in upstate New York, and happy to see the first day of school. Our older son is in 3rd grade, and READY to get back to school, see his friends and end his summer boredom.
See, hardly a backward glance!
My 4 yr old just made me play Don’t Break the Ice. Its one of those obnoxious toddler games that takes 10 minutes to set up and 20 seconds to play. He won.
Speaking of the 4 yr old, the big news is that he is starting a half-day preschool program…READ MORE
Published on August 12, 2008
Three or four times a year we load the kids and the dog into the van and head south, to visit my (Hilary’s) mom in North Carolina. This is one of those times. How the middle of August became one of our traditional trips to the sunny south, I can’t figure out. Although truthfully, I am wearing socks right now because my toes are unaccustomed to the aggressive air conditioning.
This is where I grew up, my suburban homestead. And if I open my eyes I can look around and identify some of my stylistic roots along with the familial ones. …READ MORE
Published on July 5, 2008
Well, is the corn knee high??? Today is the deadline. I learned that when I became a country girl, or at least as much of a country girl as I am.
I hope everyone had fun today. As long as no one got too silly and lit the firecracker sticking out of cousin Billy’s back pocket, or put the corn on the cob into Grandma’s tailpipe, its all good.
Tandem Antiques (that’s me and Steven) spent the day in our shop in Hudson NY – Warren Street Antiques. We brought a bunch of cool new merch into the shop and rearranged…READ MORE