I grew up with real trees every Christmas - my clearest memories of Christmas trees are the towering 10-foot white flocked trees we favored through my late junior high and high school years, wrapped in multicolored lights that could be set to blink off and on in sections and hung with a mixture of homemade… Continue reading let nothing you dismay
This summer Jacob spent two weeks at the summer camp I used to go to as a child. The first week was an overnight camp, which he approached with a positive attitude and only a little trepidation. At the end of the week he was tick-free and playing it cool, though his counselors tipped me… Continue reading same as it ever was
I'm interrupting the NaPoMo postings for something a little more personal. My best friend is at AWP right now and while she's away, I've taken charge of her household, which includes one large house, one dog (the second to be added tonight), several fish, a guinea pig, and two beautiful daughters. Anna's life, while not… Continue reading interruption
I've been working since yesterday on a longer blog post recapping VH1's new reality show Transform Me, but it's not quite done yet. So instead I've been thinking about field bags. The straps on field bags are always too short for me, so I can never wear them comfortably. I was scouring etsy (my favorite… Continue reading exploratory walks and stuff
...three tickets for vacation? WORD.
I am thankful today for my amazing, talented and intelligent girlfriend, who makes me laugh by saying things like "Hannah von Bismarck" (when she really means Bridget von Hammersmark).
From the incredible Staceyann Chin: Many of you have already heard about our film, Baby Makes me. For you, this is an update. But for the folks who have not heard Tiona and I are making a documentary together. For years, I have wanted to become a mother. But the timing has never been quite… Continue reading call for assistance
Tomorrow is a Spirit Day at my son's school. The theme is "Mixed Up/Dress Backward Day," and there were no suggestions or guidelines offered for what types of clothing the administration, PTO and teachers expect to see on the kids tomorrow. I imagine they're thinking some kids will come in with their shirts and pants… Continue reading opportunity