My Best Brother’s Wedding

The universally agreed upon “forever age” for younger siblings is 8. (I checked with like 5 sources on this so don’t worry about doing your own research. It’s been covered.) If you have a younger sibling, no matter how old they get, or how adult they are, you will always think of them as the 8…

Toddlers Don’t Sit: A Beach Vacation Recap

Vacationing with two toddlers at the beach is not for the faint of heart. Or for those with a sub par fitness level. Fortunately one of our toddlers has a pretty healthy respect for the ocean and the other can’t run very fast yet. It’s a strange combination of emotions, but I felt that for a…

A story of roller blades, missing teeth, and lies.

Roller Blades & Deceit

Glen and I were taking a walk on a bike trail a few years ago and we saw a guy on roller blades. Totally unprovoked, Glen turned to me and said “Hahaha, you would look ridiculous on roller blades.” DUDE! That’s so offensive, and 100% accurate. I wanted to be mad but I couldn’t because…

Pitches be crazy

Pitches Be Crazy

For a while all I had for this blog post was the title, but I really needed about 600 more words. So getting the invite to my high school alumni softball game was serendipitous. You and John Cusack probably think that I’m playing it a little fast and loose with the word serendipitous here, but…

My Brother's The Favorite

My Brother’s the Favorite (And That’s Okay)

No really, it’s fine that my brother is the favorite. Tom is just fundamentally better than I am and if I were my parents I would like him more too. In honor of his birthday this week I’ve put together a top ten list of reasons why he deserves the title. (Merm and Pop, if you…

Norah Bean Casserole

My littlest person turned the big 1 this weekend so Glen and I are now the proud wranglers of two toddlers. It’s almost adorable how I thought everything was sticky a few months ago. Because now everything is really sticky, and “mine,” and lost forever. But I wouldn’t trade it for all of the non-sticky, non-mine, non-lost things…