Posts Tagged: Things I have done

Love from Eli, Carrie Fisher

27Dec2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

As the Mom of a houseful of Star Wars fans, I was sad to hear that Carrie Fisher died today. I know the Internet will be saturated with tributes to her, but I wanted to share our story, too. It meant a lot to me that she and her brother took the time to make… Read more »

If you’ve never seen Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at Atlanta’s Center for Puppetry Arts, you’re missing out on one of my family’s favorite holiday traditions. It just wouldn’t feel like Christmastime if we didn’t kick off December by getting our Rudolph on! I learned something earlier this year when I accompanied my son’s class on… Read more »

A Christmas Story: The Musical

2Dec2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I’ve had several friends ask me how I liked A Christmas Story: The Musical. Every one of them has added, “It’s my favorite Christmas movie ever!” and I think they’re wondering the same thing Eli and I did as we drove to the theater Tuesday night: How can you possibly translate a classic like this… Read more »

A First Homecoming

29Oct2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Sitting out under the stars, waiting for Eli’s homecoming dance to end, I feel completely out of place. Dozens of much older-looking teens mill about in their Sunday best, making me feel even less like I belong here. My son is just a freshman. Fourteen years old. He doesn’t look like these young adults yet…. Read more »

Ghastly Dreadfuls are Gloriously Grand

13Oct2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

My teenagers thought it quite strange when Mom announced she was going to a puppet show for adults. Puppet show — for ADULTS? What? Now, I’ve taken my kids to the Center for Puppetry Arts enough to know that their productions have never disappointed us. Seeing Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has become an annual family… Read more »