Category Archives: Family

Fabulous Pillows!

We need to discuss my mother. First, let me tell you that you would love my mom. All of my friends always have, and she is especially a hit with my friends up north, where her down-home charm and thick southern accent apparently makes her even more adorable. She is also the most talented seamstress […]

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Family Heirloom.

Look at what I purloined from my Mom while I was home in Arkansas. My grandpa made these carousels, one for each of his kids who had kids of their own. Look at the little ticket house! And the fence! I have loved it all my life but had to go and get knocked up […]

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Bragging on my nieces.

So, the two oldest nieces got the results from their AP tests while I was home in Arkansas — Taylor got a 4 on her English Language, Alex got a 5 on her English Lit and a 4 on her Psychology. Would that my babies grow up to be as intelligent, lovely, and kind as […]

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Pardon my absence.

We made a last-minute decision to zip down to Fayetteville to see my oldest niece graduate. With highest honors. I am so glad we did. I am so proud of her. I will try and post when we get back into town. Meanwhile… What a very happy baby.

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Fayetteville Family News

So we drove down to Fayetteville on Friday, celebrated an 18th birthday and a wedding, then zipped back to Chicago on Sunday. Justin was so tired when we got home Sunday that he left his entire key ring in the mailbox lock. It’s just lucky we weren’t murdered by a serial killer that night. Of […]

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