Jenny is Wright

Twelve Years, in the Blink of an Eye

Twelve Years, in the Blink of an Eye

His first birthday party was at my mother in law’s house. It was simple. I invited our playgroup buddies and their moms. We had cupcakes and wine and watched the babies play. We survived those early years on cupcakes and wine. His second birthday party was held at The Little Gym. Moms, remember when we […]

15 in 5

15 in 5

It snowed! It really snowed. If you’re not from around here, you might’ve been alarmed by our excitement. The thing is, we’re that happy every single time it snows. We don’t own proper winter gear. The Girl searched for gloves or mittens and came up empty handed. And cold handed. We settled for socks as […]

Manners, Do You Mind?

Manners, Do You Mind?

We live in the South. Southerners love manners. Women pride themselves on raising the most proper children, what with their yes ma’ams and yes sirs. I’ve lived in the South most of my life, only spending about three years above the Mason-Dixon Line. My parents, hailing from Altoona, Pennsylvania (Mom), and Burbank, California (Dad), raised […]