November 2015

Ebb & flow

November 15, 2015

It’s so peaceful right now. Right now, N.C. & Jackson (and the dog & the cat) are napping. It is sprinkling outside. I have a cup of hot chai. It is quiet, and peaceful, and cozy, and just exactly what I want right this minute. In a little bit, the boys will both get up, […]

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Hope and humanity

November 14, 2015

It always seems so pointless to try and say anything after tragedy. Not talking about it seems false–it’s largely been on my mind today, and anything else I’ve done just feels petty to write about today (to me). But to try and talk about what happened…well, sometimes there’s just not a lot to say that that […]

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Rambling Recommendations

November 13, 2015

Eh, I had fun doing recommendations last Friday, so I thought I’d do it again. I’m gonna focus on one specific category today: documentaries! (Wait come back, I promise they’re interesting!) I’ve been on a big documentary kick lately, so Netflix and Amazon keep recommending MORE documentaries to me. It’s an awesome cycle. Anyway, here […]

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Three things I want

November 12, 2015

Health and Wellness Edition: A leg, hip, & lower back massage. I’ve had a wonky gait since March. I wore a boot for 6 months. I spent 6 weeks on a knee scooter. My hips, back, and legs are kinda jacked up. And the calf muscles and tendons on the surgery leg are so sore […]

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Sometimes, parenting is…

November 11, 2015

…spending money on clothes for the kid instead of clothes for you. …realizing you’ve made more peanut butter and jelly sandwiches than you can even count anymore. …finding toys, snacks, and one single kid sized sock in your purse. …being proud of your kid  for working hard and accomplishing something difficult. …waking up to someone […]

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