We are doing this

My relationship with my son is an extremely complex one. It is so easy for me to write about my daughter (my mini-me); in fact, I have literally hundreds of posts from which to choose, that would each somehow illustrate her character or our bond. I was just searching for the post in which I ...

“I’ll be getting stronger.”

I don't mean to sound melodramatic, and I certainly am NOT looking for pity, when I just say, honestly, that this past year I have been kicked when I have already been ever so down. I have been laid pretty low. And I have nightmares. That is a very personal thing to admit, but it's true. ...

Yes.

Today was another full day of soaking rain. After I picked up my daughter at 1 we kept busy drawing in the sunroom, building with Magnetic tiles from loving "aunts" and making a run to the drive-through for some donuts; Vanilla with rainbow sprinkles. But as four o'clock set in, and the rain continued to pelt mercilessly on our roof ...

Here comes the comeback kid…

(photo above updated October, 2016; taken live from show October 24th at Union Transfer) Today, in the words of  my  most favorite, Brett Dennen, I felt as if "I'd never been laid so low". That may be a bit hyperbolic, but I was definitely feeling low; I got an unexpected putdown that kind of knocked the wind ...