I want to write. I used to write all the time (being an English minor-almost-major in college will do that). I miss writing. Being back in my college town, back at my alma mater for convention this week, has me looking back and pondering all the things I miss. Going to the … [Read more...]
On Meeting New People At The Laundromat
Once a week, I load up our clothes and head to the laundromat. For about an hour, I watch the machines spin around and play on my phone. And usually, there is at least one other person watching the same spinning. Sometimes, we talk. Talking to strangers doesn't come easy for … [Read more...]
Expectations can set you up for failure. Today, I woke up expecting to be able to snooze for a few more minutes as I usually do while my husband gets up with the boys. Hannah had other ideas. I expected to be able to somewhat enjoy my coffee (which I brewed fresh at 8:00 … [Read more...]
Yell! Yell! Yell!
photo credit "I do not like this one so well. All he does is yell yell yell!" --Dr. Suess, One Fish, Two Fish Yelling. This is something I have been struggling with lately in parenting. Some days we get to bedtime, and I feel like I've spent my entire day yelling at Jonah and … [Read more...]