My boys and I have a new nest.
I’m excited for 2015. I’m starting this year off as the mother of little boys, instead of babies. I have amazing help, and a job I like.
Happy New Year, and I hope this is the best 2015 of your life.
Today we laid my grandfather to rest. I am grateful I was with him when he passed, and still more grateful for my great-uncle John, who led the service with his guitar and played a few cowboy songs and a song my grandfather himself wrote (“Maybe tomorrow I’ll care”). I wanted to post the poem Read more >>
Last Friday night as the sun went down, I raided the candle cupboard (yes, my mother had so many candles that an entire cupboard of the four cupboards available for storage is wholly devoted to Things for Burning) and lined the deck with lit candles. A year ago, we’d had the candles burning for days. Read more >>
Man, that parfait was up too long, especially given its rather bland nature. Handy tip though – I suspect that recipe might just be the perfect crepe filling. I can’t sleep tonight. I want to sleep, but I read a sad story and it made me cry and that made me think of other things Read more >>
Today has been so lovely. I woke up and made coffee and we both sat outside on the deck and fed the jays and took the morning slowly. I put on my favourite dress (granted, it was the only thing that was clean – I have some laundry to catch up on after all this Read more >>
It’s time for a change. An attitude adjustment. A swift kick in my own proverbial ass. So I’m hittin’ the road. Josh and I are going to spend a few days driving, be with family and friends on the other side, then drive some more and come home, and it feels good. I’ve got my Read more >>
Iâ€™m getting a nose job. Iâ€™m not sure when, and I have no plans yet to begin the whole process, but after years (a decade really) of thinking about it, I think Iâ€™m going to do it. Josh and I were talking the other night, and I owned up to being a champion grudge-holder. To Read more >>