A film named An Irish Goodbye just received an Oscar nomination in the Short Film (Live Action) category.
The film hails from Ireland and features an actor named James Martin. He’s from Belfast. And he has Down syndrome.Read More »
I’ve heard about multitasking before and I’ve observed adults juggle the following tasks: Checking emails while grocery shopping. Making a doctor’s appointment while sitting in traffic. Folding laundry while listening to a podcast. Chewing gum while walking. Impressive stuff.
I’m getting into game as well. Here are a few examples from my 27-month world.Read More »
Some days it’s hard to know where to start and what task to tackle first. But when I walk downstairs and see my son eating a plate of bacon and a can of peaches,
I know it’s time to head to the grocery store.
Michael and I began taking down Christmas decorations today. We’ve had our tree since before Thanksgiving.
It’s transitioned from charming Christmas decoration to potential fire hazard.Read More »
May your 2023 include comfortable pajamas and a funny hat.
Just before Christmas, the weather turned wintry and the snow started flying. That inspired me to hunker down with a lovely beverage and the latest Downton Abbey film.
It inspired everyone else to hit the slopes.Read More »
It’s been quiet around Mom’s blog recently. Just last week, she had surgery and her recovery has been slow with some unanticipated complications. She is starting to feel better but needs quite a bit of rest.
This was a planned procedure and she doesn’t want people to worry. Suffice it to say that after welcoming 8 children into the world, Mom is a bit like Humpty Dumpty. Her surgeon did a fabulous job of putting her back together again.Read More »
Michael and Angela are finishing up their finals before Christmas. Today Michael took an exam for his Intro to Design Thinking class.
Apparently, the professor wants a visual display of that creative thinking during finals.Read More »
Over Thanksgiving my older sister Greta had to file an amended tax return. She had sent it once before.
Apparently the IRS has no record of receiving it.Read More »
I can’t believe it has been over a week since Thanksgiving. The troops have returned to school and I need to do something about the pile of leftovers in the refrigerator. It is possible to have leftovers in our household, though usually only around the holidays.
Johnny has been eating pumpkin pie for breakfast. I keep reminding myself that it is a vegetable. Or a fruit if you want to be technical about it.Read More »