Please be wary of children and pools

I’m heading up to Indiana tomorrow to attend the funeral of my cousin Emily’s 2 1/2 year old son, Gill. He was at Emily’s mother-in-law’s house Tuesday while Emily was at work.  The grandmother had just noticed the boy was not in the house, and the back door leading to the pool area was open. […]

Nothing is ever according to plan

This evening was loosely planned out. We (the collective we (when is ‘we’ not collective? I guess I meant extended.) – including Pistolette and hubby) have our old friends and progenitors of PizzaNight™ in town tomorrow, so I found myself with a free Friday night. And before she kills me with either her .50cal Desert […]

You Can’t Escape Family

Tonight, I got to exercise my Reverendship status by performing the marriage of two friends. Everything went pretty well, and a good time was had by all. One thing was really reinforced though: I can’t go anywhere without knowing people. The groom’s grandfather grew up with my grandfather, and the groom’s cousins are my sister’s […]