Pobrecitos!

Hal and Mo went to Samara yesterday to an Air Festival put on by The Flying Crocodile. They drove, took about six hours from what I can figure. Hal emailed me this morning: Hi,Got in yesterday around 5:30. Got to the airport at about sundown. Going there again today....

Many Me’s

Yesterday, as I was writing this post in my head, I was thinking there were only two me’s. The cute, off-beat, wacky, funny, cheerful me that you all see. And the fly-off-the-handle screaming lunatic mommy me I share only with my dear family. My friend Quint...

El Amigo Que Nunca Falla

“The friend that never fails.” That’s a good dog for you. Winston’s new favorite toy is a tennis ball he found. It’s an excellent toy on one hand because he can “throw” it himself and it fits nicely in his mouth. On the other...

Driving Lessons

Since Mo turned 15, there has been much talk of getting a learner’s permit. In Costa Rica, the driving age is 18 so parents here have awhile to face this. But if Mo wants, he can get a learner’s permit in the states and drive here with it, I guess…...

Who Is This Guy?

Saturday was Mo’s birthday: his 15th. How did THAT happen? They are having a pool party today, celebrating both birthdays (Ryan will be 14 in January). The real question is, how did this happen: In Naples, we found a Ross which is like a TJ Maxx or Steinmart...

Hope Springs Eternal

Today, Morgan asked the ‘rents (that would be Hal and me) to buy deoderant for him to take to school for use after soccer. I couldn’t get to the HiperMas* fast enough.Ā  If you’ve ever been a parent of a teenager, you know what a happy day this is for...