Rhod Does His Business in the Loo

Sometimes things just don’t work out as planned. By the time Rhod got to my house with the boys after school, it was too late to dash home for his conference call. My neighbor had started up his jack hammer again, diligently cutting up his concrete walkway and...

Photo Shop Saved Christmas

I had gotten pneumonia and didn’t get any shopping done for the boys. I laid around for a couple of days waiting for the antibiotics to perform their magic and thinking about what I could do for Christmas gifts that wouldn’t require any physical effort or...

When Is Christmas?

Evan is only three years old but he’ll be sure to correct you though if you don’t say “three and a half”. How desperately they want to be one year older when those of us who have already gotten too many years on the board would sometimes like...

He Forgot the Suits!

I’m going to kill him when he gets back from Wales. How does one say in Welsh, “you are so done for”. He and the boys went off to a wedding in Wales and he forgot the suits. I had been a nervous wreck for weeks thinking about this trip. He would be...