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Stillness

I sprinted around the house the weekend before the appraisal, barely taking the time to complete one task before starting another.  Baking soda removed stains from counters and spackle was applied to a hole in our bathroom wall.  Since I didn’t have time to paint, we covered the spackle with a towel and instructed our…

My child is an introvert

The Quiet Ones

Every Halloween in my town there is trick-or-treating downtown. The main street gets closed off, dozens of parents bring hundreds of kids, and they work their way through each business. So far my kids are young enough that I’ve been able to avoid this mayhem. I’m already dreading (yup, dreading) the year I will finally…