I guess it makes sense, but that doesn’t make it any less painful. I’m a writer now. That’s where life has taken me in the last half decade, and so it would figure that I’d need it all spelled out for me inside the college-ruled lines of a 12 page […]
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It’s not at all unusual for our table setting routine to be preceded by a quick ‘let’s just put all of this stuff over there for now’ sweep of the maple wood surface of our lone shared dining space. Whether it’s the remnants of one of my PBS Parents learning […]
There are eight traffic lights separating the short driveway in front of our home and our grade school’s two separate parent drop-off zones. Pushing back from the gate by 7:46 A.M. affords us the time to justmiss a few of them. We’ve got to be reversing out of the driveway […]
There’s a stream that runs alongside our home, just on the other side of the wooden fence we never weatherstripped and thus, the wooden fence that is falling apart one pathetic slat at a time. It’s not really a stream though. It’s a runoff water channel that is, at times, […]
Last summer, the Bear spent 90 minutes in a radio studio, live on-air on Sirius XM Kids Place Live with Jack Forman, quite literally Live From The Monkey House. Moments before she adjusted the Sony headphones and leaned into the fuzzy microphone, we were breaking bread with Jack and his […]
“Looks like I picked a bad week to start binge eating hummus.” My fake Airplane! quote aside, I’m not really the paranoid type by nature but it is breaking news like the Sabra Hummus recall that reminds me how much I don’t really (or shouldn’t as much) trust the industrial […]
It’s best, even if you don’t have a spontaneous bone in your body, not to over-think these kinds of things. Decide and go. Hit a few talking points, cross fingers, conjure the faith you need, and move forward with grace and confidence into the great unknown. We were just around […]