It has been three years since I have visited my brother in Texas. In those three years, he has moved from Dallas to Houston, made multiple moves to different apartments, met his now fiance and is now planning their wedding. I was overdue for a visit. I was searching flights a couple of months ago, … Continue reading #56 BNA to HOU.
Having daily conversations with my mom is the thing I miss most about her being gone. We talked every day on the phone, sometimes twice a day. We talked about everything. I never made a major life decision without my mother's input. She was my person. Not only was she my mom but she was … Continue reading #54 Talks with Mom.
Today we tried out the new sidewalk that runs from our neighborhood to the local park nearby. My friend had told me she and her family had tried it out the day before, and it was an easy 20-minute walk to the park. The weather this weekend has been so wonderful, with temps in the … Continue reading #53 A walk to the park.
The day finally arrived! Today was Will's birthday party, and I am so happy to say he loved every minute of it. He had an absolute blast sharing his love of Star Wars with his friends, and his friends really got into the theme as well. I just want to share some pictures here and … Continue reading #52 Will’s Star Wars Birthday Party.
Today was one of those bonus days that I got to spend home with both of my boys. I took the day off so I could get the house ready for Will's birthday party tomorrow, and while I had a lot to get done, having the boys around to help me run my errands was … Continue reading #51 Home with the Boys.
My brother. He may act big and tough at times, but he is the most sentimental, most sincere, and most loving person you will ever meet. He is getting married this September, and while I was perusing the website today I came across this: Katherine Marie Sokolow, the ex-Nicholson. My one and only, and … Continue reading #50 My Brother, Matt.
4th of July in our neighborhood looks like quintessential small-town American living. I absolutely love this holiday, and the party that our neighborhood throws is something that I look forward to every summer. The neighborhood organizes a parade in which the local firemen drive their fire truck through the neighborhood. The kids then follow the … Continue reading #49 Captain America’s Birthday.