Monthly Archives: November 2009

Advent expectation

We got the news months ago that our eldest son Joe was thinking about coming home in December to spend Christmas with us.  It will be the first time in 3 ½ years that he has been home and that … Continue reading

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Feasting and Football are NOT key ingredients

I have my curmudgeon hat on! So here goes… Another pile of advertising circulars arrived in the mail yesterday and today. You can tell we are quickly coming up to the beginning of the shopping season. We are almost at … Continue reading

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Moving mountains

Mr. Harris transformed the look of my block this week.  It took him three days, a large garbage tote on wheels, an extension cord and a leaf blower along with his solid work ethic.  From lawns that were stuffed to … Continue reading

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Saving one another

My husband is an NPR junkie, which means that All Things Considered almost always accompanies our dinner preparations.  As we were bringing our meal to the table, a commentary on Major Nidal Hasan (the military psychiatrist alleged to have shot … Continue reading

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Around the bend…

It is again time to get a new calendar for the New Year. It seems I just got the 2009 calendar and now I am in November and I need 2010. Time seems to roll by faster and faster. But … Continue reading

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