My late and emotional response to some heaviness on my heart, in my life, and in our world. Plugging away and trying to make sense of things in the face of tragedy and difficulty.
We’re having a snow day in North Carolina, which will inevitably spread into at least two snow days, and possibly three, because we really like to play things cautiously around here.
It is one of my favorite days of the year. It really is. The weather is shit. Yes. But the sun is shining and there is change in the air. Today I am de-Christmas’ing, reflecting, and planning.
The following memories are things I jotted down directly after their original occurrence or utterance by one of my children. All statuses are cut and pasted directly from my Facebook feed.
Stressed out by a seemingly endless list of things to do? Here’s how I plan to make use of my extra week of holiday prep this year.
Is there any way to express the level of gratitude I’m riding on today, which is possibly the last burst of energy that is keeping me awake and going? Yesterday was arguably one of the more difficult days of my…
My husband is running for mayor. People keep asking me how it’s going. And I keep wondering if they really want to hear the answer. The fact is, it’s going. In every single direction, every single day, and most evenings. And it isn’t easy.
Yes. That weird month where the weather has my kids cursing me every day after school for either freezing to death or boiling alive, there’s enough candy in the house to last us until my birthday next August, the rotting pumpkins on my front won’t fit on the compost pile, and that dreaded phone call to the ACA looms
I had my last cup of coffee exactly one week ago Saturday. And I have some things to say about caffeine withdrawal.
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full disclosure here. Holy crap, it’s October. Thank you, North Carolina, for masking that fact through yet another Indian Summer. You know I’ll never complain about being too hot. But seriously. It’s…