A New Skill

It really is the small things that add so much delight. Our little girl, who is a few weeks shy of turning one, has seemed to know her name for a while now, but she picked up something new. Over the weekend we found out if we call her name she’ll raise here hands and … More A New Skill

Becoming a Habit

The rain never really stopped today, but it did turn into a fine enough mist that we could almost ignite the damp. That was how the day went. Now it is at an end. Both kids are asleep, showers have been had, and I read u til my eyes felt heavy. Then, like remembering I … More Becoming a Habit


It’s the time for love. That’s true, even if it isn’t romantic love. A challenge for today: Find someone you care for and just tell them they are important to you. A bigger challenge: Think if someone who makes your life difficult. Not someone toxic or harmful. Just a little difficult. What is something you … More Valentine’s

Again to Bed

Last week, I got spoiled. An odd schedule and a few cancelled lessons meant that I had a bit more time to stop and breathe during the week. This week has been different. Schedules full enough that even when they suddenly lighten there is more than enough to fill the void. Here we are about … More Again to Bed

Sunday Fun

Another successful Sunday. A nice lunch with a cousin-in-law. Time at the park with both my munchkins. All good stuff. It I’m going to jump to when we decided it was just getting too cold for our baby girl, so we decided I would head home first with her. It was nice just to have … More Sunday Fun

The Surprise

This is one of those days that I am glad my wife doesn’t read my blog. I believe I have succeeded in picking out the perfect Valentines present. I’m not going to say what it is, just in case. The reality is I don’t really even need to do anything for Valentines. Seeing as we … More The Surprise