Overheard in the Wolfe House #307

September 8, 2016

Peggy (sweeping up remnants of a chewed-up stick): Once again, cleaning up after you, Fang. Sam (thinking of kitchen spills): He’s always cleaning up after us.  

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #306

August 31, 2016

Peggy: I’m making orange chicken for dinner. Sam: Oh, yeah. (smiling) Your orange chicken is better than Mr. Chopsticks. Peggy: That is such a nice thing to say. Thank you, Sam.

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #305

July 30, 2016

Peggy (trying to think positive as Fang picks up a pair of “lost” underwear at the park): My puppy picks up litter. Sam: Way to go, Fang! You keep Denton beautiful.

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #304

June 12, 2016

Sam: Uh-oh. Peggy (looking around for the trouble): Uh-oh, what? Sam: Paige is making key lime pie.

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #303

June 9, 2016

Peggy: So how was horseback riding today? Were you back on Revenue? Sam: Yep, back on Revenue. Peggy: How was he? Sam: Revenue is back to his usual misdemeanors.

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #302

June 6, 2016

Peggy: How was it this afternoon with the puppy?   Sam (silently shaking his head): . . . . Peggy: Oh no. Did he have a bad day? Sam (still shaking his head): Oh, there are good things about him.

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Beef stew

June 3, 2016

There is an empty bottle of soy sauce, encased in a koozy, standing on the half wall between my cubicle and that of my longtime co-worker, Bj Lewis. Bj used to eat a lot of mandarin oranges. When he calls in his hamburger order for carry-out, he always has them put Swiss cheese on it. […]

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Then let me be brave in the attempt

May 30, 2016

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” — The Special Olympics Athlete’s Oath Before the Really Big Weather hit Bryan, we were there for Special Olympics last weekend. Sam has been competing in equestrian Special O since he was 12 years old. Yet, each year his instructors […]

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #301

May 7, 2016

(After passing another driver holding a penlight out the window on a Friday night #onlyinDenton) Paige: Huh? Peggy: Whatever floats your boat. Sam: Whatever floats Boaty McBoatface.

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True Blue Lacy

April 28, 2016

For the first time in 20 years, there are no dogs in my house. Except for a very short, disastrous period with a hyper Corgi named Tippy, we didn’t have dogs when I was growing up. But I loved dogs. I  studied all the different dog breeds. I read and re-read storybooks about dogs. I wanted dogs in my […]

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