Today was the opening performance of Shakespeare at the Cottage. A quiet moment of prayer before the curtain opens. Titania’s welcome Theseus, Hippolyta and Philostrate. Hermia, Egeus, Lysander and Demetrius Holding court Scene change courtesy of some fairies and hobgoblins. The players, Nick Bottom, Francis Flute, Starveling, Peter Quince, Snug and Snout Puck Music provided […]
I have not, as you might have assumed, dropped off the face of the earth. I have not been home much over the last two weeks due to the fact that the children are participating in our local homeschool group’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This has been such a wonderful experience for Ryan, […]
Ryan: "Mom you smell so good today." Me: "Thanks honey, but what do I smell like (a dangerous query I realize) I’m not wearing perfume." Ryan: "The stuff you clean the furniture with and bacon." So who wants to develop the Lemon Pledge/Bacon perfume with me?
Almost twleve years ago a doctor placed our newborn baby boy in Dave’s arms. He welled up (he denies this) and looked up at me with love in his eyes and said one word…. "football." I smiled gently, I was too tired and emotional to say the words running through my head… "over my dead […]