Tag Archives: daughters

twenty six

This is my daughter Kate. She is 26 today. That’s the tipping point for adulthood. Yeah, I can’t believe it either. We have always described her as the mature one in the family, so I shouldn’t be surprised. She’s lived … Continue reading

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oh, and there was cake

In my excitement this week about thrifting and recrafting, homemade rust and the 200th episode of Dog the Bounty Hunter, plus Leslie’s awesome photo on Coffee|Served Daily, I almost forgot to report on Alex’s birthday. It was swell. She has … Continue reading

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from zero to seventeen in a minute

Miss Alex is going to be 17 on Sunday. How did that happen? She flew into the world, stronger and fiestier than a 4 1/2 pound baby had the right to be. Here she is with Kate’s doll, Peg (named … Continue reading

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sisters

I’ve never had a sister. I have brothers, and the two-daughter concept puzzled me at first. What would I do with two girls? What would they do with each other? I had brief moment of panic, imagining my life overrun … Continue reading

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father daughter time

Gosh, he’s been calling her pitches for a long time. Each season, I think it will be his last sitting on the bucket, and he’ll join me with the other parents in our lawn chairs. But there is something about … Continue reading

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fall ball

It didn’t go quite as we had hoped this weekend, but I sure do love how my girl shows up. She played her game, and gave it her best.  Great weather, delightful company and a nearby Starbucks, I didn’t need … Continue reading

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baby on board

I never got those signs…until my baby, that would be Alex, age 15, got behind the wheel. She’s been begging Steve to take her out to drive for months, and they are doing it now. Right this minute. My baby … Continue reading

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