Step One (There’s No Box Involved. Nor NKOTB. Promise.)

Mom:  So are you all ready for this afternoon? Me:  Yup.  The litter is scooped.  The floors are spotless.  The kitchen canisters are in the oven.  I'm ready to go. Mom:  The canisters are in the oven?  Why does that sound familiar? Me:  Didn't you do that once?  Then you…

Shuttlecocks

"Shuttlecock" is probably my most favorite word ever.  It's that or "Omaha."  Then again, I really like "Texture," too.  It's possible I just like words.  And excuses to say shuttlecock. ...which brings me to today's story.  Yesterday we had yet another open house (this time TWO WHOLE PEOPLE showed up)…