Festivals and Friends

“Hot weather opens the skull of a city, exposing its white brain, and its heart of nerves, which sizzle like the wires inside a lightbulb.”- Truman Capote, Summer Crossing Kids chase bubbles over the grass lined with the shadows of the old fashioned ferris wheel.  People packed for music,  holding hands as we trace through the…

Listmaking, Cliff Jumping, and Rain Storms

When Chad and I had been dating for five weeks, we made a list.  Those that know me well know that I love listmaking, but this one was different.  We made a list of all the things that we would do in the first three years of our life together.  We knew that early that…

July 4th Adventures

Every year since Liam was one, we have gone to the Monona Festival for their July Fourth celebration.  His enthusiasm has only grown over these years, as he is able to participate more and more.  It started out with only fireworks and Mom enjoying the delightful corn dog and cotton candy, and now, well, he…