Author: lhm

ping pong

We are in the midst of our too-regular evening ritual of watching reruns of The Office, which is now on every night, sometimes on more than one channel. The last episode included a ping pong challenge between Jim and Darryl, which reminded me of playing ping pong on the third floor of the church in […]

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blame game

In the middle of the night, I woke up to Harper crying. She was still asleep, but talking: “Mommy! Mommy, don’t do that, Mommy. I don’t like that, Mommy. No!” And then back to sleep. It’s not the first time she’s blamed me for something I did in her dreams. A few weeks ago, she […]

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today I…

(in no particular order) ordered our family picture Christmas cards, got totally soaked picking up my daughter from school, did a fair amount of work, wasted a fair amount of time reading blogs that I don’t even really like, made dinner, observed that the 30 minutes between 5:30 and 6:00 are always the worst of […]

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mint chocolate chip

Breyer’s mint chocolate chip ice cream may not make it onto most Thanksgiving menus – and to be fair, there’s a pecan pie in the works for dinner tomorrow – but at our house, it doesn’t take much of a special occasion to break out the scoop. It didn’t hurt that it was buy-one-get-one-free at […]

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