and i don’t wanna miss a thing

I assured them that I’m not a psycho axe murderer, or well, any kind of axe murderer at all.
I think they feel good having that clarified. Continue reading

Some words…Sunday?

It’s not going to make me appear any more normal, but I woke up out of a dead sleep saying “Just shut your mouth and grab the rope, Bill Cosby!” and for whatever reason, that made me laugh and laugh and laugh. (Note: do not take two-years-expired cold medicine, no matter how badly you want to sleep.) Continue reading

good and safe

I see the thin, glowing line of this season of our lives stretching out. I see a season of so many exciting firsts, and the ache of lasts… Continue reading

the Big Event

Tomorrow, something is going to happen at my house. I’m not sure what that something is, exactly. I’ve heard a few rumours and some vague descriptions.
I know there were rumours of a Facebook Group. I heard about 25 confirmed guests and another 25+ on the “maybe” list. No one, I gather, said no.
I don’t recall saying “yes”. Continue reading

oh no, you didn’t

Through the blur, I wondered if I was alone or if other parents felt the same way I did – that everything involving our children was painful in some way. The emotions, whether they were joy, sorrow, love or pride, … Continue reading

i love myself today (not like yesterday)

The truth is, I’ve felt pretty blech lately. I feel frumpy and plumpy and drab. I feel like my hair is dull and my legs are too dry. I don’t feel beautiful, I don’t feel even vaguely “that’ll do”. I … Continue reading

die with it

I’m still not 100% certain how any of it works, although judging from the injuries coming off the field, I’d say Rugby’s official slogan is: lose your marbles and your fancy man-bits. Continue reading