I am going through some stuff right now. Some really, really, REALLY hard stuff. I’m okay, but every part of me is being challenged. And this will be a figurative marathon really. There is no quick fix, no easy button, no get out of jail free card. The last few days have been particularly rough. …Read More
Do you ever meet someone and just feel an instant connection with her? Where even though you’ve only known her a month or a day or an hour you already know you can just talk to her about anything? I recently met such a person. She randomly appeared in my life. And right away, I was …Read More
Number 3 and 4 first joined the swim team six years ago. They swam on the town team which only swims in the summer and practices in the lake at the town beach. It’s a rinky dink little team, but it was the perfect introduction to swim team for them. They both loved it. Of …Read More
There is a vineyard in my town. It’s 1.7 miles from my house as the crow flies, and a 3.3 mile drive. And in the seven years I have lived here, I’ve never been there. Until today. Today I went there with a bunch of friends to surprise another friend for her birthday. It was …Read More
When I was a freshman in college, I lived in a triple. One of my roommates told me that when she first met me, she thought I was a bitch. We became friends before too long. But I hear that a lot from women. I’d like to think it’s all them. But I guess I also have …Read More
Good moms have sticky floors, messy kitchens, laundry piles, and nasty cars… You forgot about the nasty cars.
My car is disgusting. And it’s not just from food. It’s everything. I’m not good about making sure the kids take all their stuff out of it. I’m not good about taking my stuff out either. So in addition to the goldfish and crackers and pretzels and sippy cups, there are all the other things. …Read More