August

Back To School

August is upon us and school will start shortly. Parents will breathe a long-awaited sigh of relief, students will become reacquainted with the snooze button, and teachers will trudge reluctantly into their classroom, gradebook and red pen (inevitable, ominous foreshadowing of what’s to come) in hand, mourning the long-gone months of freedom and cursing the […]

Pity Party

Happily Ever After

I have spent the last six weeks hovered over a toilet. Pregnancy has not been good to me – it never has been – and these long-anticipated days of summer have been tainted by nausea, discomfort, and a lack of all things alcoholic. Geoff’s working long hours doing construction, Savannah’s teething, and I’m lucky if […]

Summer Bliss

Kid & Sprinkler

Home with the little one. This is me now, all day, every day. If you’re expecting a lengthy description of how wonderful it is to spend every moment playing, laughing and learning with the sweet, precious angel I call my child, you are wrong. Although maybe somewhere in between what I am about to say […]

Books!

Books

Summer’s coming (or is it here?), and in true summer-fashion, I’m not feeling particularly motivated to write about anything. Winter, I’ve found, is for writing. Summer is for reading. So, how about a summer reading list? These are some of my current favorites. If you’ve got the interest and the time in the warm months […]

Life, The Waiting Game

Puggle

I am impatient. I hate waiting. For summer. For Christmas. For answers. For questions. For my husband to get ready. For the dog to go to the bathroom. For anything and everything, I hate waiting. Impatience and I, we have a love/hate relationship. It is my enemy, and yet it is my familiar friend. The […]