Greetings, friends, It's winter in CT now. This is the start of the family's annual deep dark depression saddled with multiple attempts to escape to better climates. Good thing I'm here to entertain everyone. Here's what's been going on the past 3 months: In case you didn't see it on my mom's social media (eye-roll), … Continue reading 1 year, 6 month Pook: An Update from Charlie
Taking a week sans baby to celebrate our anniversary and coupledom in Spain and France.
Visiting New Orleans and our people for the first time since our move to CT 6 months ago.
This isn't your typical social media holiday story, people. I'm not going to glitter and icing this up. Our holiday was a shitshow (Fun fact: I've typed "shitshow" enough times on my phone recently that spellcheck now recognizes it as a frequently used word.). To begin, we naively thought we could handle a CT to IN … Continue reading The Arvin Holiday Shitshow
The Pook traveled to Red Wing, MN with us for our annual and his first Thanksgiving family get-together. He was his typical sleepy, content airplane self on the way there (it was, after all, the 5th flight he had taken in his 4 1/2 months). After some rejoice-worthy napping Thanksgiving morning, he got a serious case … Continue reading First Thanksgiving and my fear of flying
Five weeks ago we left New Orleans, where we called home for the past three years, to move up to Hartford, CT. We've traded our costumes for snowsuits. No, seriously. It already snowed here. In October. See?: The three-day drive (Yes, three effing days.) was no less of a shit-show than you would expect when trekking 1400 miles with two … Continue reading How did we get here?