Tag: Lilian

Mighty Morphing Toaster Pastries

My wife recently had an interesting interaction with our 5yo about how to spell something. Continue reading »

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Fearing Death on All Souls Day

I was already feeling pretty emotional at the All Souls Day mass. Our parish mourned the deaths of parishioners in the past year by reading their names and having loved ones come up to the front of the altar to light prayer candles. Watching anguished faces approach the candles was hard. Recalling lost loved ones … Continue reading »

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Story Cubes

[Long time, no post, right? Well, finishing a PhD has a way of taking up a lot of free time – not that having three young kids really affords any. The good news is that I successfully finished my PhD. However, I still have papers to write (long story), so I’m back in the SAHD … Continue reading »

Her Protector

“Daddy!”, Lily screamed, like she has for the past few nights. Maybe it was a nightmare. Maybe she was cold. It’s impossible to know, really. Her mommy had tried to comfort her, but nothing she said or did helped. The screaming just got louder and more insistent, until she finally screamed a single word in … Continue reading »

Graceful Lily

This cute little milestone for Lily is a few weeks old, but I didn’t get around to blogging about it until now. Every evening before we eat dinner, Amanda and I lead Alex and Joel in saying grace. One evening …

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