A Halloween Tale

A Halloween Tale

It doesn’t take much to scare a child (or me!). When you look back on it sometimes the stories are downright funny. Cousin Cody is back with a little tale mixed with fright, nostalgia and childhood. Cody, circa late 1970s. I mean, how cute was he!?!...
School’s In!

School’s In!

I was going to start this entry about my children going to preschool with a note about my little baby birds leaving the nest, but then I realized that not only are they not actually “leaving” the nest, but they are actually commanding more space in the nest—four times...
Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

I think it’s fitting that Mother’s Day falls right in the middle of the nicest part of spring. Not only are the flowers in full bloom (and what mom doesn’t like flowers?), but there are reminders everywhere of just how universal the experience is of being a mother....
The Big 3 For(e) The Kids

The Big 3 For(e) The Kids

Two posts in a week (or so?) I’m on a roll! This bit of news is definitely worth the extra time at the keyboard: The Olde Farm and the PGA Tour are putting together a once-in-a-lifetime golf tournament to benefit Mountain Mission School in Grundy, VA called The...
Life’s Big Uncertainties

Life’s Big Uncertainties

Thanks for being patient with me while I was on a brief hiatus from my blog. Our family lost a dear friend (and faithful reader of The Confetti Chronicles) so my heart has not been into posting this week. Mr. Reid was loved and will be greatly missed for his optimism,...