One event changes the balance of your life

In 1996, official records record this date as B's official date of death. In the 19 years that have passed since that day, "March madness" has a deeply personal connotation to us that has nothing to do with basketball. There are few days of note on my calendar anymore. Primarily the kids' and a few…

Sunday morning visitors: The Mallards

Spring must be here because we have ducks in the swimming pool. It's nice to know someone is enjoying the cold water. Our new concrete is obviously more realistic than we imagined, as this is the first time in 3 years we have had ducks come for a swim and a visit. There are other…