A Quick Plunge Over a Tall Cliff

I was not going to be late this time. My wife and daughter were jumping into the icy lake at 11:00 sharp. I was home with the boy, and we were going to be out the door at 10:30, and no later. I looked at my watch at 10:35 and shouted “Edward! Get your stuff […]

A Quick Slide Down Icy Steps

It was agreed upon by all that if the mothers had been there, this never would have happened.  But the mothers were not there.  The mothers had stayed inside with the younger brothers while the fathers took the older sisters sledding.  Yes, it was several degrees below sanity out, and yes we were the only […]