This afternoon a boy I didn’t recognize came up to me at the playground and asked me why my son had pink fingernails. I was about to explain, but then I thought, you know what, W should be able to explain to someone why he has pink fingernails. So I told the boy to ask [...]
JJ is having her surgery today. Right now to be exact. All night I was thinking about all of the collisions of threads of life that happened that make the internet special. Sure, there are some dark sides of the internet. Every bright moment has a shadow. JJ is one of the bright moments of [...]
We name all of our cars, we always have. When we said goodbye to Millie’s Cadillac and got a proper family-style car we gave W naming rights. It was on the journey home that he announced the name to our new used car. “Marsha Ro!” is what he squealed from the back seat. Our GPS [...]
I’m wearing black for JJ today. Read about JJ here. Read about Melanoma Monday here. Read about skin cancer from the American Cancer Society.
It’s been a busy few days for us over here. I have been balancing a full work load and W has been fighting The Sick. Mom is leaving tomorrow to go on a work trip for a few days so I am in this panic to DO ALL THE THINGS because I am fully aware [...]
Getting W to be still to “pose” for a photograph these days is pretty much impossible. He can be bribed but ONLY if he is in the mood for bribing. Most of my photos of him are taken quickly on my phone. They are of him running and playing and they capture the spirit of [...]
Everything is a declaration these days. “Hey Mama, you need to sit down so we can put on our shoes.” “Hey Mama, we are going to go look at the flowers now.” “Hey Mama, you should have more coffee.” Last night W stuck his head into the kitchen and “Hey Mama’d” me and then proceeded [...]