And boy are my arms tired!

There’s certainly never a good time to have the flu, but on the day of your favorite boy’s school talent show and comedic debut?? Thank goodness for technology and for his sweet teacher who sent me this video. Transcript: How many of you are from outta town? I just flew in from Wedington Street and […]

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Walking with sticks is magical

This time last year, we’d already had eight snow days. So, naturally, this year I put my faith in the persimmons, stocked up on hot chocolate, bought snow pants that will only fit him for a single winter, and braced myself. Here we are — January 21st — and not one snow day. Not one […]

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2014 in the rearview

We tried something new during both Hood and Martin family Christmases a few years ago, and we’ve now adopted a new holiday tradition. After dinner one night, we let the dishes sit and we take turns sharing our highlights of the past year. Like many families, we are geographically spread out and we certainly do […]

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YouTube: the next generation

All I did was push record. He art directed the set up, developed the script, named the channel, and designed his logo. I’m just happy to be part of the crew.

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Christmas 2014 :: the after-party

Christmas break around here closes out with football, and we are happy Hogs! The Razorbacks had a rough season, but finished strong and BEAT TEXAS in the Texas Bowl last week. Jeff grew up cheering for the Razorbacks and resenting the Longhorns — while I really only joined the crowd in college. But together we […]

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