The OG grandchild is turning five! You all know these years have flown by, even this last one, as slow and trying as it has been. In any case, through five whole years, tying or not, watching this amazing girl evolve into the person she is has been five years of delight. As is my … Continue reading A handful of years
The New Normal?
I suspect everyone is a little weary of the pandemic. We “locked down” on March 13th. Nearly 3 months later, I have adjusted to and perhaps embraced the so-called “new normal.” As I mentioned before, isolation isn’t much of a hardship for retirees. We had no jobs to lose or convert to remote working nor … Continue reading The New Normal?
Today, Lo joins the ranks of people celebrating their birthdays in quarantine. As a very social child with an instinct for party planning, it has been difficult for her to understand why she can’t have a party or see her friends. It about broke my heart to hear her explain “Nana, after the sick is … Continue reading Four
A Birthday in a Weird Time
I wasn’t sure I was up to writing my annual birthday essay (see this and this). Like all of you, we are now leading a different life than we could have imagined just a few short months ago. On the one hand, social distancing is not a whole lot different from any other day in … Continue reading A Birthday in a Weird Time
And then there were two
Readers may note that the tag line for this blog has changed. “Things I Think about– mostly Logan” was never particularly accurate, because over the past two plus years, my thoughts have wandered afar: Batting Average Where Sadness and Beauty can Coexist Advice for Raisins Collectibles Kathy But the purpose of these occasional ruminations remains … Continue reading And then there were two