Sorry I'm Not From Around Here Section :: Page 3
What is it about kids and dinosaurs?
I can’t say precisely what it was in my life that caused me to have a nearly insatiable love for tiny things, but I do know that it began early.
Mermaids will always be cool. This is clear to me especially, as my four-year-old, Lucy, told me that a fish lady doll was her number one Yuletide wish this year.
Last month marked my fifth anniversary of working at the News. Since then, I’ve been thinking about writing a blog to commemorate this particular milestone.
There is something a little strange about a grown person leaving her loving family behind for hours at a time to ride roller coasters, but everyone has her thing, and this is mine.
The month of August brings my family into new territory, as my daughter begins preschool next week.
To celebrate a year of wedded bliss, my husband and I decided to take a boat to Kelleys Island in the cold, wind and rain. It was as romantic as you might expect.
So she loves singing. And this is not really a problem, right? No, the problem is not the singing itself, but that she has, for the last several weeks, sung the same song over and over, almost without a break.
Wind chills of -39 degrees are enough to stop anybody making amused comments about my migration from a semi-tropical climate, though perhaps this is only because people’s mouths are hidden behind scarves or their teeth are chattering involuntarily.
When considering what to give my three-year-old for Christmas this year, I chose a gift I thought she would like, something that acts as a complement to many of the toys she already has and easily stores them, and which, most importantly, will require very little clean-up from me in the future.