Little House on the Tundra

Little House on the Tundra

Robbi has traveled to the Alaskan tundra every summer since 1976. I’ve been going up since 2000. Alden has been ten times so far, Kato eight, and Augie six. Jasper just made his inaugural visit. For all of those years, we have lived with Robbi’s family and...

Alaska 2016: There and Back Again

It’s been a while now, so the details are hazy and I feel more emboldened than I otherwise would to add a bunch of extra adjectives. As we do every summer, we packed coolers full of vegetables, drove to the airport, and took our questionable talents to Alaska....
What We Were Thinking

What We Were Thinking

This just in: the family is about to expand. Robbi and I have been in the know since before we went to Alaska, but we’ve been keeping a lid on it pending the 12-week ultrasound. Once Robbi got the green light, the first order of business was informing the trio...
Tiny Mamas Everywhere

Tiny Mamas Everywhere

A few weeks ago, we sent the most recent Bobbledy title to the subscribership. It is the story of a little girl and her even littler friend, a homemade doll made with a scrap of cloth and two marbles. Tiny Mama is not an imaginary friend. Tiny Mama is an actual...

And the Winner Is…

As it turns out, just one person in the Idiots’Hoopla 2016 group picked Villanova to cut down the nets. And one historic, buzzer-beating three point shot later, that prescient soul stormed past the rest of the field into the annals of Idiots’ fame....
Moving Pictures

Moving Pictures

You are a kid. Or you were once a kid. Perhaps you even have a kid of your own. Regardless, you’ve been there: that awful moment when your parents tell you that it’s time to turn off the TV, to use your imagination, to go outside, to do anything else but...