Perfect Moment

Perfect Moment Monday: Hoe down

October 28, 2012

We moved from the east coast to Colorado between my 3rd and 4th grade years. Of my early school life in New Jersey, I remember just a few things: that our principal’s name was Mr. Schank (but he was really nice in spite of his unfortunate moniker). that all the other kids went to either […]

Perfect Moment Monday: That’s my kid!

September 23, 2012

While Mom is busy figuring out how to tell you her news, Tessa and I are going to tell her perfect moments this month. Why? Because we caused them. She tells us we rock and sometimes we do. My turn first because I’m the youngest. I’m 9. Pick Six It was a warm and sunny […]

Perfect Moment Monday: Good enough?

August 26, 2012

Tessa was quite nervous to start her new school year. She hadn’t slept well the night before because she’d wrestled with demons: Would her new grade be too hard? Would she be accepted?  Would she have what she needs? Would she do the right things, wear the right things, say the right things? And the […]

Perfect Moment Monday: Full deck

July 29, 2012

Our backyard haven had been missing or unusable for much of the summer. The back deck, small and decrepit, had been scraped and rebuilt over the course of the previous five weeks. In addition, Roger had been gone nearly a month for work. But everything shifted back into place recently as we christened our new-and-improved […]