this used to be our family blog entitled "British Royalty versus the Ramsey Clan" (since i'm descended from King Edward II and jon is a descendant from the Ramsay Clan) but since jon never participated, and my mom is the only one who reads this, it is now a format for writing her letters. I mean, for writing you letters, mom.

Monday, March 31, 2008


just when we thought it was spring...

the ice queen had a tantrum

and spit her cold fury all over the last day of march.

(tim burton designed our front railing)

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Do you hear what i hear ... Hmmm?

Do you hear that?
...probably not as well as Margie does.
Her ears and coloring often prompt strangers in public to ask us what kind of dog she is - we answer: Boxer-German Shepard mix... And they always answer back, "Oh, I thought it was a hyena, African Wild Dog, or a Dingo!"

Tuesday, March 4, 2008