Happy Saturday, everyone! Things might be a little wonkie with the website this weekend because Jeff is going to be converting this site to a new blog tool.
You can check out the old homepage if it is hurting your head.
I’m going to continue posting, but you may notice some funkiness (more than usual) as we make the switch. Thanks in advance for your patience. In light of the site construction, I’m planning to get my next podcast ready for a Monday release because I don’t want to post a show in the midst of a website overhaul.
In case you’re wondering about the cuckoo clock in the photo, we just put it on the wall today. The tick-tock of the wooden leaf pendulum and the mechanical cuckoo of the little bird was part of the soundtrack of every visit to Grammy B’s house. She had it hanging on the wall of her home for my whole childhood it seems. She died more than a year ago and her house has yet to sell. My uncle took the clock down recently and offered it to me.
We brought the German clock home from metro Detroit last weekend. It’s not something I would have bought for my home, but I love it because that beautifully annoying “cuckoo” takes me back to the days of sleepover parties at Grammy’s house with my sisters and holiday celebrations around at the big wooden table in her dining room. We got so used to that clock that it became background noise as we went about our visits.
It was surreal to watch Jeff put the clock on our wall. Seeing it takes me back so quickly. Memories of Grammy laughing and telling us to eat more during family meals swirl around the ornate wooden clock. Plenty of great times were had in its midst when it hung on Grammy’s wall and I’m honored to have it keeping time for the memories that will be made in our home.