You’ve heard the ancient saying ‘people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.’ I’ll be the first to admit that as soon as I hear that oft repeated line that I laugh. I just imagine people staring at you as you go to the bathroom through several glass walls. So you’re kind of distorted […]
2016 Election Too Close To Call
Right now. Nauseated. They’re saying 2016 Election Too Close To Call. The swing states are swinging. My friends abroad are terrified. Global stock markets are plummeting. Fear is everywhere. Fear is the word of the hour. I have no idea what is going to be happening with our library. It’s […]
Book Review: Hungry Heart
This is perhaps my favorite quote from this brand new autobiography. This is a book review: Hungry Heart. In it she tells about how her life led her to college, to being a stay at home mom, and back to work again. It tells about her struggles with weight, insecurity stemming from […]
The following is a blow by blow conversation between my husband and me. I’m trying to share more of my thoughts with him so he’s not totally in the dark. More on that another time.
Conversation after a long day
Husband: I’m sooo tired.
Me: I’m tired, too. But, I kind of wish I was exhausted.
Me: Because […]
This is the difference between experienced parents and parents that only have young children in online forums—
mom ?: which dress should my little girl hunt eggs in (pictures of 3 dresses)…
reply by every other mom: ‘the pink one’ ‘the one with hearts’..
me: the one that’s the color CLOSEST to chocolate.
Apparently no one found that funny. […]
January 1st is just another date on the calendar, another ticking of the same clock. Normally I make a few silly resolutions and let that be that. Yet somehow this artificial ‘new year’ springs a fresh hope in my heart. The last couple of weeks have been pretty dark here. Posting has taken a back […]
My oldest asked about Hanukkah yesterday, and just like anything else, I answered her honestly that it was a holiday kind of like Christmas that was celebrated by people whose religion is Judaism . She said, oh. Like Jews? And I said, yes, Jews. Simple enough. [Peg Plus Cat on PBS brought it up]… she […]
It’s exhausting. It’s tiring. Those are 2 separate things. One has more to do with maintaining your previous schedule along with all the other new responsibilities and the other is just taking care of a newborn, you know?
The whole day is triage. From getting up and the 2 of us tag team-ing making coffee and […]