The kids being older and more capable is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, they’re old enough to get their own snacks and keep themselves fairly entertained, so they don’t bug me all the time. On the other hand, they’re old enough to get their own snacks, which means they eat like horses if unchecked.
Julian, California is a gold mining town up in the San Diego Cuyamaca mountains, famous for its apple pie and apple orchards (though, interestingly, the apples in those pies are by and large not from Julian, the volume demanded being too great for those orchards to keep up). We hadn’t been back to Julian inContinue reading “Day Trip: Julian”
A couple of bad things happened to people I know this past week, which have preoccupied me to some degree. The week before last, a woman from my mom’s group posted a request for blood donations. Doctors had found a tumor growing on her 2 year old son’s brain, and they needed to do immediateContinue reading “Superman’s Blood”