Target for Back to School

We went to Target recently for a school supply shopping trip. I should say, really, for our first school supply shopping trip. Now that M is in high school, we don’t get a supply list ahead of time for her. Instead, she’ll find out what the teachers want her to buy on her first day … [Read more…]

Rebound Cat

First, the excellent news. Not only did M make varsity soccer, as expected, but J made the JV volleyball team, which was a big surprise. She was super, super excited. Both girls have their first scrimmages this Wednesday and approximately a million practices before then. You probably remember that we lost our beloved cat at … [Read more…]

‘Tis the Season

I’m not talking about the “most wonderful time of the year,” back-to-school.  We’re not quite there yet. Nope, for the last few years, the drama and stress start well ahead the first day of school, with school sports try outs! Whoop, whoop! This can include terrifying near misses, like when we think we screwed up … [Read more…]

News Briefs.

There’s quite a bit of catching up to do, so here’s a quick round-up. M and I have done some college visits! I know, right? She was finding the beginning of this whole process intimidating, so we decided to dip her toe in the water by just checking out a few colleges to see if … [Read more…]