1. to give attention with the ear; attend closely for the purpose of hearing; give ear.
2. to pay attention; heed; obey (often followed by to).
Remember back to your early years of school. I’m talking preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. Do you remember having weekly class themes or lessons? Yes, Libby, we do remember that. Some weeks you learned about sharing. Other weeks you learned about kindness and self-control. One week (or every day) was about cleanliness (aka, wash your hands and flush). Really important lessons.
Well, silly rabbit, lessons aren’t just for kids. Repetition is key. Practice makes perfect. Insert your favorite, overused, cliché saying. This past week we learned about listening in the Moss household. You just missed the previous week’s repeat lesson on flushing. Continue reading →
I had to agree to a verbal NDA before my dad would share Winnie’s Caramel Corn recipe with me. Winifred (Winnie) is my great-great-aunt on my dad’s side. She and Uncle Dorman Hundling owned the Capitol Theatre (movies) in Newton, … Continue reading →
I don’t do well sitting still. My default is multi-tasking. I can sit in a car quietly for approximately five minutes before I either pull out my phone or start playing 20 (uninvited) questions with P. I have Silly Putty … Continue reading →
A rare event occurred in our house this afternoon. One so rare that I believe it occurs less frequently than a total solar eclipse. I don’t know how frequent those occur, but I know they are pretty rare. The scene opens … Continue reading →