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Monthly archive October, 2012
Teenagers Are Time-Consuming

Teenagers Are Time-Consuming

I am sitting alone in my house. I’ve been up since 5:30 this morning. I went for a run after my high schooler left for the bus. I dropped my daughter off at her middle school then went straight to the grocery store. And I’ve got dinner for tonight all planned. I even went back...
Wishing My Kids Were Little (Temporarily)

Wishing My Kids Were Little (Temporarily)

We got to the field for my daughter’s flag football practice a little early the other night and she wasn’t ready to get out of the car. So I parked and we sat there together and listened to One Direction on my iPhone. A few minutes before the practice was supposed to start, she got...
Ovarian Cancer Sucks. That’s All.

Ovarian Cancer Sucks. That’s All.

I’ve been putting off writing this post because it’s really important to me. And I’ve been afraid that I won’t get the story right. And afraid that I won’t properly honor the memory of someone who was really special. So I’ve been stuck in this fear. And have allowed a few weeks to go by...
Bread. Bread. BREAD.

Bread. Bread. BREAD.

I have this friend who writes a blog called The Food Yenta. Meredith is mainly a virtual friend, though that doesn’t mean I’m any less crazy about her. I did get to meet her and one of my other favorite bloggers, Sheri of Donuts, Dresses and Dirt, when I was in New York City over...