Lone Star

(I wrote this a long time ago and never got around to posting it…) When we left Virginia we knew that California was only a stop before we returned to the South. Paul said, “if this thing works out, you’ll have to make sure you never badmouth the following three things: beef, oil, and football.  […]

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Blue’s Clues

12/04/11  How was primary?  “Great.  I drew this picture.  When I grow up I’m going to be a gorilla.  And I saved my cookies for Red.” 12/16/11  “When I grow up I’m not going to be a gorilla.  I’m going to be a bear.” 12/30/11 “Mummy, is my tummy this whole squishy thing?” 1/1/12 Primary […]

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Blue’s Clues

Blue: Mummy, can we get a pet gorilla? Me: No, sorry. Gorillas don’t make very good pets. Blue: Maybe we can buy a house that has a yard. Then we can keep the gorilla in the backyard! Problem solved

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Best Buds

Today I reread my blogs from the days when Boy Blue was born. I’m glad I was as honest as I was, chronicling the good and the difficult. I was so touched at what a sweet brother Red was to Blue. Tonight they stayed up an hour past bedtime, with Blue in Red’s bed, while […]

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