Old Friends

“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.”  -Ralph Waldo Emerson A couple clarifications about this picture and quote: 1. By old friends, I mean those I’ve known for more than 20 years. I’m not calling anyone here old. Even though the two in the...
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Letters to My Kids…Nate

{Ed. Note: I posted this letter yesterday, on Nate’s birthday. But thanks to craptastic, flawed technology, it disappeared from the face of the Internet. So, here I am, writing it again. Ugh.} Dear Nate… This morning when you woke up, you called for me to come and hold you. When I whispered in your ear...
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Benihana is Japanese for Really Big Deal

The twins obsession with Benihana started when they were in PreK 4. A couple of their friends came to school reporting Benihana as their favorite restaurant. Our kids are always eager to jump on a bandwagon, so they started asking to go. Benihana is in Sugarland; we are not in Sugarland. But there is lots...
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