The Four-Year-Old Got Sad About Daddy’s Voice

Nathan and I were both away for a bit this morning. Without prompting, the kids chose this  Christmas with Cantus CD from the stack of Christmas music. When I got back I heard the little guy in the middle say, “I’m so sad that Daddy isn’t here so he can hear how good he sings.”…

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It’s been a long, long time.

Seventy-five years ago today. On August 15, 1945, Japan surrendered and World War II was finally over.  The troops would be coming home! “It’s Been a Long, Long Time”– was a 1945 hit that sings the perspective of someone welcoming home a soldier. The war wasn’t even officially over yet when Bing Crosby made his…

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Friends First

Those 4.5 months of age difference between us were important and kind of ridiculously non-negotiable for me back then.  And they helped us to just be friends.

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