There was this one time, before I got sucked into the Wheel of Time, where I read a classic every month. It's time for that goal to come back. In fact, I decided to go ahead and start with the TBRs again. To be perfectly honest...it's rare that I fully accomplish my goals, so we'll… Continue reading July / August To Be Read
5. Brushing your teeth is a luxury when there's a newborn in the house. 4. If you have dogs and a baby, you need an "I'm not effing around trash can." Otherwise the dogs eat dirty diapers. It's okay to vomit now. 3. There is a magical luxury in having your children in their car… Continue reading 5 Things Moms Know
So... Life just keeps happening. You know what I mean? I intended to have published Snow White, Rose Red by now. I intended to have gotten a handle on several other stories including the sequel to These Lying Eyes --it's currently titled This Betraying Flesh. I intended to make the tots clothes fit into their dressers.… Continue reading Updates…
Oh that's right me. I'm pretty sure I'm writing this. . . Life. Life. You know? Life. So for quick, emotionless updates. On being a foster parent: it's hard. On being a daughter: it sucks to have my parents across the country. On being a mommy: awesome. Conflicting I know. But that's how you know… Continue reading Who is this now?
Today I'm grateful for the assurance that things will be OK. On the Facebook, I've been posting things I'm grateful for the last few days, joining in on a month of gratitude. According to Merriam Webster, gratitude "is a feeling of appreciation or thanks." But the LDS Bible Dictionary expands on that idea, they say:… Continue reading On being grateful…
These are a few of my favorite things: 1) Going to bed early. 2) Sleeping late. 3) Naps 4) Snoozing 5) Pillows 6) Down comforters 7) Crisp, soft sheets 8) Catnaps 9) Siestas 10) Oversleeping And the sun on my face, my fan blowing, while snuggling down low in my bed and no impending need… Continue reading Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens
SPOILER ALERT: This post is somewhat religious. I've been fairly clear about this crazy thing. And here's the thing about this crazy thing. I don't deal well with change or anxiety. Now when these things start happening in my life. I get a little mean. And spiteful. And snippy. I get insanely furious at the… Continue reading I am a crazy person.
I was going to make myself read the rest of my TBR pile for June before letting myself pick up this one. A sort of saving the best for last, having my cake, eating it, whatever. But when I picked up my copy, I saw how little it was, and I ran my fingers over… Continue reading Book Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane
I slept with you. When it was dark, I turned to you to show the way. My fingers itched for you when I couldn't find you. I counted on you to wake me up. I documented my life with you. I read books on you, let you guide me when I was lost, chose where… Continue reading In Requiem: My iPhone
So, I want to say these nice things about my Dad today. But I'm not feeling particularly eloquent. But, I have these thoughts about the wonderful Dad I have. Like he's my hero. Like I hope that I can find someone as good as he is. Like how he's always there for me, and he's… Continue reading Dad