Bringing together, tearing apart

We have been invited to a  wedding reception some distance away, the son of close friends who now live in Washington state. While we may or may not attend the event, I/we were asked to contribute to their wedding book, a best practices for a strong and healthy marriage. I was divorced the first time out, so…

My new driveway!

Today was the pour day for the front of the house, and thus far we could not be happier with the results. We also had a last-minute scramble to find a pool tile guy to replace tiles before they pour the pool deck on Friday. It was ridiculously expensive - $700 to replace 12 tiles…

One of those grown-up “mom” situations

My son is turning 28 next Wednesday, and K has invited us (as well as C and A and a bunch of their other friends) to join them in Santa Cruz for dinner and a day on the boardwalk. I am hugely flattered by the invitation, yet I am hesitating. I mean, as parents go…