tornado alley

November 2028
previous update/next update
(Woodfolk Household Profile)
Hazel Woodfolk (46 years), Jude (45 years), Bea (17 years), Monroe (15 years), Roman (13 years)

Bea had mostly taken her break-up with Jett like a trooper, as her Dad embarrassingly told her. Bea had known that him heading off to university before her might lead to their destruction. But she didn’t really believe that it would. He’d taken her to his Mom’s wedding, he actually seemed like marriage might even be on his mind, like family and her, that they were both important.

She joked with her brothers, and put on a brave face, but she felt shaken.

Continue reading

Advertisements

closing time

may 2028
previous update/next update
Oliver McCarthy (31 years), Isaiah and Maeve Gavigan (31 years)

narrated by: Oliver

Isaiah got married just over a year ago, and Maeve has been trying to get pregnant ever since. I’m grateful that the bathroom separates our rooms, but they are fans of the sofa and will attempt there if they don’t expect me home.

Continue reading

mostly happy

march 2028
Julius’ previous update; Aidan’s previous update; Perla’s previous update /next update
Julius McCarthy (22 years), Aidan Traver (22 years), Perla Martinez (22 years)

narrated by Perla

When I graduated university, Mom and Dad insisted that I move anywhere but in with Julius. They are old-fashioned when it comes to living with boyfriends, plus they down right don’t approve of him. I may have let it slip that he was involved with some shady people, plus he lives in a run down unit as well.

Continue reading

celebrating milestones

february 2028
previous update/next update
(Name Household Profile)
Chris Holmes (40 years), Emma (37 years), Chaz (13 years), Dax (5 years), Evan (5 years)

narrated by: Emma

Chris turns forty this month, and thought he ought to dye his hair back to natural before he went totally gray. He saw that my cousin, Monroe was rocking a faux hawk of sorts, and he decided that it was time he got more adult hair.

Continue reading

where dreams are born

august 2027
previous update/next update
(Woodfolk Household Profile)
Hazel Woodfolk (45 years), Jude (44 years), Bea (16 years), Monroe (14 years), Roman (12 years)

The kids are thrilled to be back in their own home, and away from the farm. The boys didn’t mind missing out on the wedding, but they all detested staying at their Uncle Finn’s farm for a week. He had told their parents he’d put them to work, but they’d thought it was just something adults said. How wrong they had been!

Continue reading

our love story (McCarthy – Bernard Wedding)

july 2027
previous update/next update
Etienne Bernard (40 years), Violet-Adele McCarthy (37 years)

There had been some resistance over a destination wedding sans kids. But once they arrived, and checked in, there wasn’t a complaint to be heard. She didn’t want to imply that she knew they’d come around to the notion, but she had. She also didn’t really care if any of them hadn’t.

Continue reading