April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself


To Santa or not?

A few days ago, my husband picked up Elliot from preschool and discovered in his cubby a letter to Santa. It read, “Dear Santa, I would like a ride-on, blue jeep. Love, Elliot.” When Mike called to tell me he was heading home with our son, I think he was hesitant to mention the letter. […]

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Skiing and sobbing

Let me begin by telling you two things I am not – I am not an outdoor person, and I am not athletic. But, for some reason, I love to ski. This past weekend was our annual ski trip to Timberline Four Seasons Resort in Davis, West Virginia (a.k.a. Canaan Valley). My husband Mike and […]

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The building blocks of snow days

Yes, I am a work-outside-the-home mother, but I must admit that I am not the typical working mom. Because I am employed by a school system, I get snow days off (well, up to five of them). My contract is similar to that of a teacher, but I do report to the office more summer […]

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