Author Archive: Jane

Pity Family 2E…

It’s a terrible time of year: Thanksgiving Food Basket time. My church is associated with a food pantry I’ll call CC. Every week, the Kiddos and I pick something for the CC collection bin: coffee, soup, cereal…whatever they’re asking for….
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And so it starts

Sunday night I looked out the window and saw, up the hill, that one of our neighbors had Christmas lights already. It was the 11th of November. In past years on my block, several neighbors got into the decorating thing…
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Kiddo #3 speaks up

Sometimes I can’t help but have a little fun at my children’s expense. As I was dressing Kiddo#3, he got a serious look on his face and said, “I handsome now.” He considers any shirt you button to be a…
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