A story about a bench

A story about a bench

Today, I’m going to write a story about a bench. Oh, and also about a wagon. And a sled. And a pair of skates. Actually, the story is about a bunch of stuff I’ve collected that is helping me feel a little more cozy and warm during these short, dark, cold...

Family bonding around homemade snow cones

We have entered a stage of life in which I will take any opportunity I can find to spend a few minutes with the entire family all in one place. Recently, I’ve been scouring Pinterest for ideas on how to make home-made snow cones to create some family bonding...

The vampire or couvade syndrome?

CapableDad was almost ready for surgery. We had talked to nurses and the doctor’s assistant who reviewed his medical history, got his IV in place and recorded his blood pressure. All that was left was a visit from the anesthesiologist. She was a female doctor...

Third day

Today is Day 3 after Capable Dad’s surgery. We both woke up feeling worse for wear. His shoulder is in immense pain. His back hurts from trying to sleep upright. His head is foggy from so much pain medication. I woke up with a sore throat, runny nose and stuffed...