Things I am grateful for, right now

May 24, 2016

The internet. The amazing people I’m lucky to call my friends. Hulu. Netflix. Amazon Prime. Nachos. Antibiotics and how quickly strep responds to them. My otherwise healthy kid. Health insurance (thanks Obama!). Diet Coke. My guys. Group texts that make me laugh and laugh. Avocados. Cozy socks. The village we’re slowly building here. Cookie butter […]

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Vegas Baby, Vegas

April 27, 2016

This past weekend, I headed off to Vegas for my 4th Blathering, that fabulous gathering of internet lovelies that I look forward to every year. It was…questionable, for a while, whether or not I was going to be able to go, but we found a way to make it happen, for which I am eternally […]

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Sunday Snippets

April 17, 2016

So this week clearly didn’t make the “blog 4-5 times a week in April” challenge. In my defense…well, no. I could have made time, but I just focused on a lot of other things instead. On to the next week! *** A friend of ours from college died unexpectedly last week. We hadn’t spoken with […]

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April 11, 2016

Some recent kid-isms & funny moments: “Mommy! Guess what? I tried chard today at school, and I LOVE IT! Can we get some chard?” *** Setup: kid has picked out about 6 stuffed animals to sleep with. 4 of them are “kids,” 2 of them are “mommy & daddy.” All stuffed animals have to be […]

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Optimistic and hopeful

April 8, 2016

I said this on Twitter, but it bears repeating for posterity on the ole blog: I’m unusually and happily optimistic right now. I have this vague sense that something good is RIGHT around the corner for me–what, I don’t know, but I feel like it’s there, just waiting–and I am fairly rolling around in the […]

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