Happenings and Hawks on Tuesday

Tonight, after baths, my oldest son asked me to make his hair spiky with gel. I said I would, because long ago when I was young and dumb I promised myself I would let my children dress and do their hair however they liked. It hurt though, because five year olds with hairstyles seem infinitely … Continue reading Happenings and Hawks on Tuesday

Poodles and Atmosphere

Yesterday was sunny and cloudy with a brisk wind. It was a perfect spring day for riding a bike or sitting by the fire, so we did both. On our way home from our bike ride, I spotted a small white poodle by the bushes, sniffing around. I stopped to find it's owner because the … Continue reading Poodles and Atmosphere

Talk At Ya! What I’d Be Saying Today If I Could Say It

 Just when I think I'm developing a sensory disorder in my old age, what with all the screaming and running around and jumping off of things that comes with three boys, the weather gets a bit sunnier and Outside becomes part of our world again.  I can see them swinging and playing in the dirt … Continue reading Talk At Ya! What I’d Be Saying Today If I Could Say It

I’m Not Always The Bluebird of Happiness, But When I Am I Use Exclamation Marks Excessively

I didn't want to take my son to school today. It's dreary outside and I have a head cold and hair to match. I dragged myself out of bed and threw the other two children in the car without shoes. They were still wearing their pajamas. I loaded children, arguing with the three year old … Continue reading I’m Not Always The Bluebird of Happiness, But When I Am I Use Exclamation Marks Excessively