The Drive

“Here today, up and off to somewhere else tomorrow! Travel, change, interest, excitement! The whole world before you, and a horizon that's always changing!”-Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the WillowsOnce again we decided to go to the mountains. It's a four hour drive to the condominium nestled in the pine trees. Most people can get … Continue reading The Drive

Sandbox Wars

 The boys have been outside, in the sandbox all morning. They've been building roads and cities, digging, and getting a ridiculous amount of sand in inconvenient places. It's been peaceful and quiet in the house, relaxing even. I folded laundry in peace, and then? I dared to pick up the phone.The sudden screams coming from … Continue reading Sandbox Wars