Life Lately: Lenten Edition

How’s your week going? We have lots going on at the moment, including celebrating St. Patrick’s Day — Yippee!  So, on to the Quick Takes: ~1~ Frater, Momento Mori I’m happy to announce our power is back.  We had great moments of bonding and family adventures — but thank God for electricity.  It’s the best! While the power was out, […]

When We Fail to Catch Our Kids

Last week we were out of power for 5 days.  No lights, no power, no running water, no toilets — and no idea when it would be restored.  This wouldn’t have been so bad if the temps didn’t drop well below freezing most nights,  but we were managing — and I dare say — we were actually […]

Washington, D.C. (With Kids)

Well, it’s been an intense week.  Time to lighten things up a bit, shall we? I thought I’d offer you my tips on visiting D.C. with kids.  Obviously, it’s a worthwhile place to visit — for so many reasons — but it is also a very child-friendly city, and we really enjoyed it. So don’t be afraid […]