Family Life

Rest In Peace, John E. Parker (Pamela’s Father)

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My father passed away last night. Here's the full, detailed obituary that we published in the Groveton newspaper: John Elvin Parker of Groveton, Texas, passed away on Sunday, February 12, at Houston Hospice at the age of 78, after a battle with leukemia. He was born on September 26, 1933 in Groveton, Texas, on Magee [...]

Memories of Warren Street


On the eve of our big move, I have this need to honor, to remember, to sanctify, somehow, the home in which we spent the last two and a half years or so. As always seems to happen, I have this fear that I'll forget, and somehow deny the significance of, all the marvellous and [...]

Signing Time


Intrepid readers of this site (if there are any left), may notice that I haven't yet given any updates on Rory's burgeoning vocabulary, as I did with Callum here and here. It's not just because I've been so busy, what with two kids and all. It's because Rory, at 22 months, doesn't exactly have a [...]

Pictures of the Last Few Weeks


The last few months have been busy ones with lots of exciting adventures. On Mother's Day, Callum ran his first ever running race, while Pamela and Rory did a 1.2 mile charity walk. The whole family enjoyed Memorial Day at the beach on Fire Island. We celebrated Rory turning 1 with cupcakes at home. We [...]