Thanksukah and the Birthdays

Jane’s birthday is this weekend. Halloween is today. Since Jane is too old for a piñata we have to be creative about unloading the candy if she goes Trick or Treating. My son has always disliked Trick or Treating. He is much too pragmatic to be bothered begging for candy on a cold night. He … Read more

Q: How Much Money Does McDonald’s Give to Ronald McDonald Houses? A: Not Much

If you’re ever driven past or needed one of the 322 Ronald McDonald Houses I’m assuming like me your heart warmed at the iconic clown who provides “a loving home away from home to families needing to be near their seriously ill or injured children while they’re being treated at metropolitan area hospitals.” Based on … Read more

Twelve Years

We’ve waited twelve years and three months and for the first time ever we’ve looked our son in the eyes. Plural. They’re aligned. He doesn’t have double vision, a head tilt or dimming vision. Of note: I also didn’t pass out during yesterday’s surgery or recovery… which makes it a very different experience than the … Read more