Ida and the Women Who Run With the Moose use the New Year to play a practical joke on their husbands.
Ida recalls her best and worst Christmases. And considers the virtues of having a clean house for the holidays.
Ida offers a few tips for keeping the holiday cheery while picking up the necessary cheese logs, tinsel, and other Christmas essentials.
A conversation with an "on-hold" recording helps Ida consider the importance of good manners amid all the holiday commotion in Maine.
The first snowfall helps Ida accept that winter has finally arrived in Maine — even if some youthful fashions fail to reflect the changing of the seasons.
Ida and The Women Who Run With the Moose get into training for their annual endurance test at the Bangor Mall.
A trip to the new dentist in Mahoosuc Mills gives Ida more information about her own molars than she really wants.
Ida's sick and she feels like she's throwing a party for a bunch of guests she doesn't want to see. She's feeling so bad that she can't even micromanage Charlie.
Charlie's latest demonstration of his ingenuity has Ida pondering the dramatically different ways that men and women approach the world — and how those differences somehow draw us all closer.
Seven years have passed since Ida said goodbye to her mother, and still she finds ways to keep her close to her heart.