• Oil, Water, & Dark Chocolates

    Teen sons. Three, to be exact. Us parents are way too familiar with the sibling rivalries and the bickering over the the silliest of topics. In these parts, we’ve had so many disputes over the years that we’ve had to name them: Griffen and Cooper. Also affectionately known most days as Oil and Water. One is… Continue Reading

  • Wanted: One Seriously Talented Dog Whisperer

    Here’s how it works around here. First, the dogs get squeaky toys in their stockings for Christmas. Lots of them. Then they run around like the 7-pound badasses they are, biting the toys repeatedly because — unbeknownst to those of us with normal hearing — squeaky noises to dogs are apparently like Dylan on a rainy day… Continue Reading