Seventeen

It’s a little daunting to think that my son, this once little, delicate life that I saw come into the world in a crowded hospital room in Bismarck, just turned seventeen. As I said last night, it’s astounding that he’s a senior in high school this year. And it’s amazing that he can drive. And …

Snow

We survived yet another blast of snow last night–about 4 or so inches of heavy, wet, slushy stuff. I was out with a friend last night, and walked through Dinkytown to the car, and found that my feet were soaking wet by the time I got there because the snow was more slush than actual …

Christmas Past

I’ve been threatening to do this for some time: to digitize the collection of some twelve years or so of home videos of our kids and the family at large. So I finally really began the process yesterday, capturing the video in segments, doing some processing and cleaning up as best I could of the …