Category: Seasons & Celebrations

Spring Cleaning

By , March 24, 2017

On Tuesday, at precisely 3:00 p.m., the kitchen faucet began to drip, then trickle, then pour. After more than two weeks of freezing, our water line thawed.

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Epiphany Week

By , January 4, 2017

It is the last week of our Christmas season, which generally ends on Epiphany or Twelfth Night, January 6th (see Twelfth Night Brings Christmas to a Close). This year, our order of events has changed, much for the better.

While Aly attended college and continued living down south afterward, the Christmas seasons she could come home were truncated considerably by her departure to return south in time to start a new term or get back to her job. In the past, a day came shortly after New Year’s Day, but always before Twelfth Night, when we had to pack her gear out and run her to the ferry.

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