Happy New Year’s Eve! We high five 2015 and conclude we’ve given this past year our best effort– we are proud of the people we love and look forward to the challenge and adventure that live just around the corner in 2016. We love the high five for a lot of reasons. Little guys learn… Continue reading High Fives, Thumbs Up, and Middle Fingers…
These are two keywords that don’t actually make a very smooth sounding title when used together, but I’m going to go with it anyway. I do not believe in the Elf on the Shelf, but I do believe in gay marriage. Let’s talk Elf on Shelf first as Christmas is just two more sleeps away.… Continue reading Elf on the Shelf and Gay Marriage
Snow. While we thought our kids were super excited about Santa’s impending arrival, the greeting they gave to our first ground covering of white fluff was nothing short of gleeful. It goes without saying that we are generally blanketed by Christmas. Here in northern New Hampshire, we’ve had the mildest winter I can remember. Our… Continue reading Snow: May She Come Again Soon…
Look how cute my date is in his white button up, stylish dress pants, skinny tie (from the Kevin Bacon Footloose era), slight product in his hair. I was one lucky girl, despite the fact that I didn’t even really like pink. I loved my hair in this picture with the matching, giant pink bow… Continue reading Throw Back Thursday: My Eighth Grade Semi Formal Date, Matthew and Me (1988)
The wee one on the far left knew that writing her name came easier to her than it did to her older brother, the husky fellow holding the red snake. She never teased him about it, but instead, would put her little hand on his arm and reassured, “It’s okay, Carver, writing can be hard.”… Continue reading Learning to Read is a Little Like Learning to Drive–Only Harder
The Kirkus Indie Review reports: English teacher Krill addresses engaging what-if questions about parenthood in her debut novella. Elizabeth and Andrew conceive their children via in vitro fertilization due to a spinal cord injury that Andrew received as a teenager. After their two children, Michelle and Stephen, are born, the couple faces the decision of… Continue reading The Kirkus Indie Review (my first official literary criticism)
Check out my cool signs! Lincoln Sign Company is located here in Lincoln, NH, home to our White Mountains (which are still mostly brown right now), the Pemi River (which is always damn cold no matter what the season), and plenty of great kids. There are many things to love about a small school, but… Continue reading To Scroll or Not to Scroll? That is the question.