I don’t remember how long I have known the woman sitting across the table from me. I see her almost every week but I struggle to recall her name. It doesn’t come so I study the holiday cards taped to the wall next to her hoping for a clue. Her eyes twinkle behind her glasses […]

  This week marks the 100th day of school for my kindergartner. And because it’s important for parents to be involved in the education of their children, there was a take home assignment for us, I mean the kids. Our teacher thoughtfully provided us with a grid with 100 empty 1”x 1” spots to be […]

  Originally this was going to be a light-hearted post about the icemaker in my freezer. This photo was taken after I tried to empty a bag of ice into the icemaker bin and ended up, as you can see, dropping half of it all over the floor. Which led me to realize that some […]

This year, my son is studying American History in his 8th grade social studies class. And because I am a dork and because I like to torture my kids with obscure facts that might someday be useful to them in a trivia contest or as extra credit on a test, I have started reading the […]

Well September, it’s been great but October is around the corner and I have to say, I’m not sad to see you go. Yes, I know. You’ve given me cool mornings and blue-sky afternoons and the return of college football and Honeycrisp apples. It’s not you. It’s me. You see, you are supposed to be […]

Welcome! I’m glad you’re here. Once upon a time, I had a little blog called the Luddite Blogger. I called it that because although I am an admirer of technology and am sometimes an early adopter (why yes, that IS a first edition iPod you see) I am also pretty bad when it comes to […]