Backyard Adventures

Sometimes thrills are right under our noses. Seizing the moment, Nonna and Pops loosely planned a few days with the two and three year-old cousins under our wings, sans parents and siblings. The mission: Have fun!  Be kind!  Be safe! What we all learned: Popsicles are especially delicious outside, before playing in the sand. The … More Backyard Adventures

Elf Travels 11 to 15

Nonna wonders if the boy’s parents are becoming delusional, or simply up to their ears in parenting, work and holidaying.  There appears to be some discrepancy or repetition in the elf’s daily whereabouts. I will simply take literary license here. I’m a bit puzzled.  Is there is a connection between the character’s lofty placement and the father’s fibula stress fracture? … More Elf Travels 11 to 15

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The elf is upside down today when he is spotted high above on the mirror downstairs in the living room. The two year old is a bit skeptical.  He senses his Dad’s imprint in the scenarios, but he says nothing. And he plays along.

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Buddy was spotted from below in the air vent high above today. Big jumps were to no avail. Perhaps there is a bit of frustration on the part of the boy, or maybe it is simply wonder.

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Already the elf was part of the two year-old’s goodnights. This morning he surfaced on the ledge near the balcony. Tricky, he is.