So yesterday was day 5, but I didn't post because life was happening all over me. I am sure that I will be forgiven. ❤ The Rules* Rule #1: Don't run off. (Nana came up with this one.) Meaning: We love you and you can't get run over by a car. You can't get kidnapped,… Continue reading The 5 Day Poetry Challenge, Day 5 (ahem)
Confessions I joined the YMCA so that I could get healthy. They have childcare, and you can shuck your kids there for up to two hours each day while you work out. On day one or two of childcare, my baby girl caught a virus of the nose - the cruds, basically - and, of… Continue reading Five Day Poetry Challenge, Day 4
The Tyranny of the Pacifier Binkies for babies that Glow in the dark: So easy to find in the middle of the night! What will they think of next?
My computer took forever to start this morning, so I wrote it out old style, with a fountain pen and a lovely journal by decomposition books. I had a few erstwhile quiet moments, before life started happening all over me. This is as far as I got. (Something about The hubs' spirit animal being the… Continue reading The 5 Day Poetry Challenge, Day 2
The 5 Day Poetry Challenge. Here is how it was explained to me … if you accept your nomination, then you are challenged to write and post a new poem each day, over the course of five days. Your piece should appear on Facebook, and your blog, if you have one. You also must nominate… Continue reading The 5 Day Poetry Challenge.
Once again, Eric nails it!!! Great review, friend, your weakness for redheads notwithstanding. Also, if you want to know the difference between a pteranadon and a pterodactyl, watch Dinosaur Train. Duh. Everything I learned about dinosaurs, I learned from Tiny, Shiny and Don. And Buddy. My review of "Jurassic World" (2015), with Bryce Dallas HowAreYaDarling.
Tonight, I am grateful for the support I received from friends in my church community who thanked me for writing that post last week, which was so hard to write. Several people told me that it was well written and powerful. Well, thanks. Also that it seems likely that the institution will change, one way… Continue reading I am grateful for …
So, it turns out that the reason we've been bouncing checks for the past four months is because I was double-paying my student loans. The autopay setup on my bank must have created a new payment instead of editing a current payment, resulting in two payments. Just to be special, however, the autopay made a duplicate… Continue reading my day, including a rant about student loans.
Police brutality. It seems Americans are less bothered by it than the Britons, whose press does not fail to report what ours does.
Context: The annual meeting was today, and there wasn't any childcare provided for the 2+ hour long meeting. From a kid's perspective, adults droning on must be boring, so I tried to set up my son with crayons, etc., but he is super active, moving all the time. He wants to run and jump and… Continue reading letter to my super liberal church