NYC in 1999. I took this photo while on vacation, using a disposable camera and standing on the observation deck of the Empire State Building. If you told me back then what would happen in just two short years I would have said you were crazy. #neverforget

Kevin

***Trigger Warning*** This content may be triggering for many people. Please proceed with caution*** Once upon a time in the magical kingdom of Illinois there lived a lad by the name of Kevin

Fluffle Bunny Kitten Babies

Did you know that a group of bunnies is called a fluffle? How cute is that??? It's tres adorbs, but not as cute as our new kittens! We weren't planning on getting kittens so soon after the passing of Dibs & Tugger, but we've found that a house isn't a home without cats. And in... Continue Reading →

Ants in the State Capital Building

I woke up suuuuuper early this morning in the hopes of doing glamorous things like the dishes and laundry and not being interrupted once. But it was not to be. I swear my kids have “Mom’s awake!” radar. So I fed the “But I’m too HUNGRY to go back to bed!” crowd and am now... Continue Reading →

In Memory of Dibs & Tugger

A week ago my Dibs cat died. He was 15 years old. I miss him terribly. Dibs and I met in 2003 when he was 1 or 2 days old. His momma cat was a stray and had been hit by a car. A Good Samaritan found the litter of kittens (if memory serves there... Continue Reading →

Another week has flown by!

It’s been over a week since I’ve blogged!  My goodness, I’m slacking… My only excuse is that 1) the kiddos are out of school and have been keeping me running (ergo the Three Museums in One Day post), 2) We went out of town last weekend, and 3) I’ve been hellaciously sick over the past... Continue Reading →

Three Museums in One Day

My son is a total history buff. His latest passion is the history of the US Presidency, but really if it’s from anytime before 1975 he’s interested. He has a fantastic memory and LOVES museums. So going to our local museums seemed like a very good plan.

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