Monthly Archives: November 2014

11-28-2014 Thanksgiving hangover

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I ate so much yesterday, I have a food hangover this morning.  Rachael and Melynda were with their father yesterday, so it was just Michèle and I.  We had one guest, another single parent without his … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving indeed!

Dear Joseph and Lucia, It’s at the end of the day on Tuesday, and tomorrow I get to have the first of five days off at home! That’s a rare treat and I can’t wait, especially as your Dad will … Continue reading

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11-25-2014 Good Morning, Kids

Dear Joseph and Lucia, Good morning, kiddos. It’s been a heck of a week and it’s only Tuesday.  I’m taking tomorrow off along with the rest of the week for Thanksgiving. I helped Michèle install a new microwave last weekend, … Continue reading

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11-21-2014 Another Friday

Dear Joseph and Lucia, Another Friday has rolled around. I had tickets booked for the train, but decided to make the drive instead.  I’m left with so little time when I take the train. I’m not looking forward to the … Continue reading

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11-20-2014 Part B

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I tend to get grumpy every year around this time.This year will be especially tough.  I miss my mom and dad so much. Last year their passings were still fresh.  This year I’ll be making meals … Continue reading

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11-20-2014 A Recap

Dear Joseph and Lucia, Today is a recap of some of the family pictures over the last year. These were all moments of meaning, value, and treasured. I’m so glad I can share this with you two. I’m eager to … Continue reading

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11-19-2014 A Texas Adventure

Dear Joseph and Lucia, Today’s post is a full album of when we stopped through Texas.  There are pictures of Sacred Heart with Sister Isidre and Jimmy and Prissy and Father Isidore and your cousins and Auntie and God-Mothers.  It … Continue reading

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11-17-2014 It’s a cold day

Dear Joseph and Lucia, What would normally have been a 3.5 hour drive ended up taking 7 hours last night.  My weekly drive up from Richardson was impeded by an early snow storm.  The weather casters all predicted light blowing … Continue reading

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11-14-2014 Finally Friday

Dear Joseph and Lucia, It’s finally Friday.  I go back to home tomorrow morning, or maybe tonight if I’m up for it.  It’s been a very long week.  I met with my doctor yesterday.  The good news is my condition … Continue reading

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11-13-2014 Memories of Moving

Dear Joseph and Lucia, Some recent events have brought to mind of a very difficult time in my youth.  When I was 15 we lived in Houston.  I was being considered for the Performing Arts School for my bassoon and … Continue reading

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