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Am I homesick or just sick of home?

Am I homesick or just sick of home?

Okay, I’m not really sick of home.  What I am sick of is triple digit heat.  For weeks.  WEEKS!  So spending cool days and chilly nights in the northwest was a welcome relief.  Last year’s rant still applies.  I’ll always miss tall trees, mountains and seasons.  Sometimes I really don’t think that Austin makes up […]

Is this weird?

We had a babysitter lined up tonight and big plans.  Then I woke up this morning with some kind of horrible/disgusting stomach bug.  Trying to lay low (i.e. chasing children in slow motion and making Rob prepare all their meals) did not quite result in a miraculous recovery.  But did we cancel the sitter?  Noooooo.   […]

Family Reunion

Family Reunion

My grand grandfather, Grandad, worked on the Panama Canal.  He and Granny and raised a family there.  Their descendants (around 75 of us) swarmed to a beautiful ranch in Oregon over the 4th of July for a reunion. Getting there was no easy task.  Violet was an angel, but these days Graham wants to run […]

home. yay.

Back from 10 days in Oregon.  More on that later.  Still deep in reality-induced depression.