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Chubs’ proper name is Tanto, given to him by my oldest daughter. He is allegedly a purebred Pomeranian, and supposed to be 7-10 pounds. A purse puppy. Well, either he is a “throwback” or the American Eskimo (also bred at the same breeder) somehow got into the Pomeranian pen. Either way, he’s no purse puppy!…Read More »

Thursday, February 28 Lee Brennan

Selective Deafness? Maybe Not!

My children carry on as if I am not speaking so often that I sometimes wonder if I am. One time I even took my son in to get a hearing test! His hearing was fine. Apparently they are not motivated to hear me. Or they prefer the tv. Or something. At any rate it…Read More »

Monday, February 25 Lee Brennan

Stubborn or Persistent?

“Nothing in the world can take the┬áplace of persistence… Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” – Calvin Coolidge A few days ago I published a post about how my stubborn husband was like a rock in the stream. And I was the stream. But that led to the troubling possibility that I was even more…Read More »

Thursday, February 21 Lee Brennan

Buttons Part II

We just returned from a visit with my sister. She has no children of her own, so with no risk of retaliation, she is free to spoil mine rotten. She thinks of all sorts of activities and games to play; the other day she put on the Limbo song and they put together a make…Read More »

Wednesday, February 13 Lee Brennan


My son, age 6, is very creative and a problem solver. As a mother of four (that’s my excuse and I am sticking to it) I have the ability to tune out most noise and focus on whatever it is that I am focusing on. Like most children, he needs me most when I am…Read More »

Monday, February 11 Lee Brennan
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