Yesterday, with a bit of time to waste, Abby and I visited a thrift store with my mom. I’ve always been fond of finding a good bargain. I get giddy, actually. As seen in my closet, where, as just one example, my favorite sweater is a treasure from Goodwill, bought for $3 a few years back.… [Read more]
Ah, the serene sounds of spring.
Spring is not my favorite time of year. I’ve never been one to hide my adverse feelings towards it. I would gladly go through a million winters if I never had to deal with another thunderstorm or tornado warning.… [Read more]
There is a fly in my house.
The weather is warm, it’s bound to happen. A strident circular buzzing past your ear, and a swatting of your arm with an urgency as it tickles at your skin. The presence of this fleeting nuisance wouldn’t appear to make a dent in my day, except my kids are seemingly, absolutely, full-on terrified of flies.… [Read more]
My neighbor came over yesterday, a young woman in her early 20′s. I tend to keep to myself around here, but I’m not against being nice. With her, was her toddling 2 year old daughter, bundled in a hooded jacket as it was a little cool that early afternoon.
I gathered Abby and we headed outside for the girls to play.… [Read more]
Hey, so. I’ve been absent for awhile, huh?
And it would be great if I had a grand story to tell when I came back, wouldn’t it?
I’ve got nothing.
Except Abby thinks she’s a dinosaur. She was stomping back and forth through our front yard, my shy little girl.… [Read more]