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We Need to Stop a Little

Ada and I spent this afternoon on the boat on the Rock River with family and friends. Partly because it was a pretty day, partly just to say we were out on the river in November. We saw 5ish bald eagles. Perhaps the same one more than once in there. It was really... read more

Rockin’ Rockford Weekend

Ada and Dan eating sweet corn at Rockford City Market Ada on the bank of the Rock River at Rockford City Market Coffee at Jessica’s Our 3-drink minimum at breakfast Ladies’ Day Out for me and Ada at Rock Cut State Park Rock Cut State Park Rock Cut State... read more

All the Drama of Titanic

One of my favorite weekend morning rituals is to open up my feed reader folder of videos I’ve saved that look funny, and cast them to our bedroom television. This morning, I started with this one, which Someecards described as “It has all of the drama of... read more

National Mustard Day 2015

See also: our National Mustard Days in 2012, 2013, 2014 Mustard Fingerpainting Meowstard and Muttstard Ada’s Balloon Puppy Mustard Bowling Ada’s sweet bowling prize – National Mustard Day sunglasses Honey Mustard Custard with Pretzels Ketchup?... read more

Financial Planning

Scene:  Dan and I sit on the front step of the house, watching Ada drive her purple F150 Power Wheel truck around my large brick raised flower bed in the front yard. Ada:  ~drives head on into the brick wall~  CAN YOU HELP ME? Ada:  ~backs up 5″, rams the brick... read more
Beth Wagner

Beth Wagner