Our Open Door Policy

Until about 11 pm most nights, the door to our home is open. Not the front door, the garage door and then the laundry room door which connects right into the kitchen. In the summer, the door slams open and shut every five minutes either with a kid that belongs to us going out or with someone else's kid coming in. The parade of children and cacophony of door slams dies down in the winter. So, come January, Lucy--the guard dog--gets revved at the slightest hint of anyone approaching our door. Yesterday, despite it being my day off, I was busy. A lot of my busy-ness these days has to do … [Read more...]