Category Archives: Personal

Sunday Coffee – Another House Update

When your house is ripped apart and coming back together slowly, your world eventually sharpens until that work, the last stages of it, becomes all you can do and think about. You just want it to be over and done … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Hello

Time for some general updates from the Gignacery! We made it through Week 1 of Band Camp. Seriously, as I mentioned in my July wrap-up, band camp is insane here. It’s band camp with a capital BC. This week was … Continue reading

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July in Review

July was a month of crazy-busy. Summer school, study abroad, four birthdays, extreme heat (over 105 many days), and the beginning of band camp. The insurance didn’t approve our house claim until late in the month, so construction didn’t start until … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ambrose!

Sweet sixteen, I can’t believe it’s been that long! Happy birthday to my wacky, sneaky, self-confident weirdo child and may you always be as independent and self-assured as you are today.

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In Memoriam

My Uncle Jim passed away in the night. About a week ago, he left the hospital and entered hospice care in a nursing home, declining further cancer and blood treatments. I knew what that meant of course, but didn’t know … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Japan, parties, construction

Morrigan has told us tons about Japan but he’s not really interested in sitting down to dictate stories for me, heh. The long and short of it goes like this: he loved the food, even the seafood, which surprised me … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – So Many Movies

For years and years I’ve said I’m not really a movie person, and that’s generally true. I’m not sure why this year is different, if it’s my mood or the movies that are coming out, but either way, I’ve been … Continue reading

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