April 2011

Lessons I SHOULD Have Learned By Now

April 18, 2011

Old Navy’s clothes haven’t fit right in 10 years. Stop shopping there.   When jeans look threadbare in the crotch, they WILL tear when you least want them to, and when you are the furthest away from home. And embarrass you greatly.   Having caffeine after 7pm means bedtime gets pushed even later than normal. […]

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Ask the Internet: Am I Crazy?

April 14, 2011

Once again, I need some advice. Here’s the deal. I have to travel this summer for family reasons. My problem is that the family wants me to bring Jackson. This wouldn’t be so bad, but because of the timing, N.C. can’t come. That means that I would be flying from CA to TX with my […]

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Changing the View

April 13, 2011

I took this photo with my iPhone (duh, Instagram) while walking the dog. Looking at it, you’d never guess that I’m standing on a sidewalk with a road to my back. You’d never guess that there’s an apartment complex no more than 50 feet from this spot. You’d never guess that this is right near […]

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Two Camps

April 13, 2011

Whew, it’s been weighty and business-like and introspective around these parts lately. And because I’m loving the discussions so much, I’m hoping we can really dive into my next subject with the same verve and vigor. See, there’s this issue that I think is dividing us, and we all need to come to a middle […]

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Talking About Work, Motherhood, and Marriage

April 12, 2011

Yesterday, there was a post on Mom-101 that I thought about all day long. In The unspoken truths of mothers on top, Liz wrote about the challenges of being a mom who is the primary breadwinner married to the stay at home dad trying to work, explore your passion, and feed your family. Uh…sounds familiar. […]

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