12/23/14 Superlatives from the Start

Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say infinitely when you mean very; otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite. C.S. Lewis Superlatives have been on my mind a lot lately. No, not Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, as they actually fit the bill…

1/1/14 Remarkable New Year’s Eve

It wasn’t much, really. Just a few fireworks and champagne glasses with champagne for the grownups and cola for the girls and a clock set forward two hours so that it read midnight for the doubly-excited Livi and Maggie. I’m not sure if Maggie even understands the concept of the new year, but she understood…