Are We There Yet? (October 2011)

Are We There Yet? (October 2011)

The squirrels win again

Here is the scene that greeted me on our patio this morning:

At first my brain couldn't comprehend what had happened - until I saw the empty table that used to house a very cute pumpkin. Actually, three.

Nothing says Halloween like ramen noodles

Halloween is approaching, and we have yet to stock up on treats.

I’m not as fired up as usual about the whole fall-decorating/Halloween thing this year — maybe because our street remains a construction zone.

Family Picks: Planes, trains and pumpkins

The weather is improving just in time for the weekend, and Family Picks returns with a full lineup: arts and literacy events, a chance to learn some aviation history and, in a special Halloween preview, the Great Pumpkin House and a Ghost Train!

Tough questions on stranger danger

My “serious” conversations with my children never seem to go according to the textbooks.

Breezeway Wars: progress (really)!

Some of you may remember a certain little project involving my breezeway.