A few months ago, I introduced CJ to checkers. I beat her, badly. I couldn’t help it. The rules say … More


CJ’s teacher suggested moving CJ to a lower spelling group. So I introduced CJ to Scrabble. It had been a … More

Baywatch for Babies

I’m taking CJ to see “Baywatch.” She’ll like it, I think. It’s a lot like “Paw Patrol.”

The Hungry Thing

CJ’s mom climbed down from the attic with an unexpected trove of picture books from her childhood. One of them, The … More

Innie minnie

On vacation at Saratoga racecourse today. Not doing too well until the 6th race, which consisted of 9 fillies who’d … More