What Are You Reading?

I have been in love with books and writing since I was very young. Cursive was particularly alluring to me. I remember the pang I felt when I could not understand those scrolling letters and words. I remember the joy of finally mastering it and then transforming my script into my own. Blank pages haveContinue reading “What Are You Reading?”

Who Needs Sleep?

It’s about 2:30 in the morning and my oldest just fell asleep. Everyone else in the house is out and I, of course, am still awake. As much as I fantasize about enjoying a quiet cup of coffee early in the morning, sitting outside, soaking in the peace and quiet, it is not in theContinue reading “Who Needs Sleep?”

Oh Well, Time to Knit

I was suppose to accomplish a lot today. I had plans of greatness for today. The dining room was going to be conquered today. But it’s raining and I’m tired. I did about double the amount of cleaning yesterday that I had planned on, so I think I’ll allow myself to take a cue fromContinue reading “Oh Well, Time to Knit”

A Post Short

I’m having a tough time trying to find something to write about today. I’ve got a ton of ideas, but nothing is coming out right. I get going with something and delete it all. I’ve been listing again. It started with the grocery list. I have a system that I have been perfecting since theContinue reading “A Post Short”

What’s Left in the Pantry?

There is a stack of tires stinking up my kitchen. Our recycling is overtaking a whole corner of the house. The sink is full of dishes. The girls refuse to sleep. The laundry is backing up. And I think my kids are starting a water cup collection in their bedroom. But at least I canContinue reading “What’s Left in the Pantry?”