Happy Birthday

Tonight we took daughter C. out to the Crabhouse in Edgewater for her 18th birthday. This raises the eternal question, how can I have an 18-year-old daughter when I’m barely 18 myself?crabhouse


Old Dog Learns New Trick

And they said it couldn’t be done. Brandy is a shepherd mix we got from the pound back in 2001 when she was about a year-and-a-half old. So in dog years, she’s pushing 70. One of the au pairs we had when the kids were little trained her to know that, when we gave her […]


Local History, Up Close

A few weeks ago, I got a note from a visitor I hadn’t known, but whose grandparents lived in my house when she was a child in the 1950s. She was gracious enough to send along a few photos, and I hope she doesn’t mind if I share a few of the more generic ones here.