Let me tell you about this year’s hunting season, one I hope to never repeat.
When we landed at Trillium Lake on Mt. Hood last month, Camo Man and I were nearing the end of one of the worst summers of our lives…
(With apologies to Judith Viorst and her excellent children’s book about Alexander and his day.)
There’s something I haven’t told you, and it’s taken two years for me and mine to get far enough away from the horror to put it into words.
Ben remembers when his teaching career began taking shape. And when it shifted.
MacDaddy and MoMama recently had a bit of an exciting week, as only parents of small children can. And, I just want to say, life at …
So you remember Camo’s shoulder surgery in late November? Check.
A whole lot of you have just spent a day with family and, despite what was served up for dinner, the holiday might have left a bad t…
As we launch into the holiday season, a lot of us are going to be out in public more than usual.
Our newsroom is unrecognizable, as if a hurricane touched down in it, twirled a bit and took itself off again.
Picture this: I’m sitting at my desk on a regular day in which I had not felt the need to wash my hair or wear more than the work eq…
There’s a lot of talk, always, here and in other communities about who works and who won’t.
It stared up at me from the bottom of a filing cabinet drawer: a lineup of barely covered bottoms. My chore had just gotten a lot mo…
I am sorry to revisit a recent column subject so quickly, but we’re back to Annie Mae.
This is a story about a room, three quilts and an Italian mama.
There’s an experiment going on in the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Welp, we just about lost Becca Boo. More than once, actually.
Most all of you have heard of Amazon’s “Echo,” the little speaker that could. And does.
I’ve been thinking about the #MeToo movement.
It’s January, the season of reckoning.
We’re not serving dinner to other people this year.
The countdown is on to Christmas, less than three weeks from here to there.
It’s Thanksgiving week and there’s tremendous activity ‘round these parts.
This isn’t going to be as bad as it first seems, but there are several moving parts, so you’ll want to buckle up.
So there’s been a big change in MoMama’s life. As of this week, her scale is stopping at 100 pounds short of what it had in recent years.