After a good long break from blogging (by far the longest I’ve taken in years), I’ve decided to continue creating and sharing through this space. I admit that I wavered significantly and daily, feeling torn between a desire for complete and total anonymity and privacy, to a strong desire to create — to share my … Continue reading “Last Days of Summer, and Thoughts on Blogging”
I’ve decided to take a break from blogging to figure out some stuff in my real life. Sometimes it takes a big change to gain clarity, and for me this includes shaking up my daily routine in order to reassess my priorities. I will probably return to this space at some point — maybe in … Continue reading “Farewell for Now”
This past weekend, the tail end of a week without Andrew, was… prickly. I’ve had a really nasty upper respiratory thing that has kept me up all night coughing, but the worst of it is that Oliver was also suffering. And when that kid suffers, everyone suffers.
There are pieces of being a parent to all boys that sometimes evade me — I feel one day that they are so different from the quiet, contemplative little girls who accompany their mothers on play dates to our house, the girls who play so peacefully and quietly alongside their mamas while we discuss books, … Continue reading “Weekend Shenanigans”
Last night I found Emil reading, completely naked, except for the Davy Crockett hat Ingrid gifted us a couple of years ago… King of the wild frontier, because nothing is more American than that. Happy Birthday, America. Have a fantastic long weekend!