Family style

Bev and Steve (aka Scott’s parents) made the 8-plus-hour drive down from the Upper Peninsula to visit us this weekend, with cairn terriers Abby and Whoopie (aka the “Swanson sisters”) in tow. We felt guilty that they basically worked from the time they arrived until the time they left, but we would not fee this settled if they hadn’t come to help us. Continue reading


Post script to All I Need (aka the power of Radiohead, part 2)

. . . and yet, I am having a hard time keeping it together the last couple of days. My astrology- and yoga-minded friends will say of course, it’s Mercury retrograde. Others might observe it’s the Ides of March. Scott figured perhaps I needed I more Radiohead. Continue reading