For a week now I’ve been working on a piece called “Slaying Dragons – An activity the whole family can enjoy” but every time I get back to it, another memory is triggered and I have to write as much about THAT as I can before I forget. The thing with being my age is […]
Archives for June 2012
The Tall and Short of Parenting
During my commute to work this morning I was thinking about my kids’ father (also known as Exy-Poo) and found myself wishing that he was short. As in, not as tall as he is. I look at Jonathan who isn’t even 14 years old yet and he’s already bypassed me in height. Of course, I […]
Rainbows and Butterflies. And traffic.
Greg and I share a secret language, which I’m about to share with you. Code words “rainbows and butterflies” in a text is short for: Oh-my-f*cking-goodness-I’m-going-to-throw-myself-over-this-overpass-if-the-traffic-doesn’t-let-up-NOW!!! And since I’m quasi-driving during the time of this text, you can see why “rainbows and butterflies” is just that much simpler for expressing my frustration. (Confession: when I’m […]
Nothing like sitting in the middle of nowhere and writing
If you come here often, you’ve noticed that lately I’ve been existing on the non-posting side of life. If you don’t come here often, you haven’t noticed a thing. To which I say: “Good for you for having a life!” And: “I wish I could say the same.” (No exclamation point.) Lately, everything in my […]