Ascending to the Middle Generation

I have always seen families in a three tiered structure; Grandparents, parents, children.  This is how my family worked growing up.  We had only these three generations and activities and groupings were always divided along those lines.  Kid's tables, mommy's day out, summers at grandpa's, everything about my family seemed to revolve around this hierarchy. … Continue reading Ascending to the Middle Generation

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Listening to the rain:Thoughts on digging holes and falling down stairs

Its easier to sleep with the rain pattering down the roof.  Easier still when you are blissfully unaware of the layer of ice forming thicker from every splash.  We had thawed for two weeks when I woke this morning to that glisten I have come to know.  At first its hard to tell the difference … Continue reading Listening to the rain:Thoughts on digging holes and falling down stairs