This is Lola. Lola is our 6.5 year old black lab. We have had her for nearly five of those years. And yesterday I was at my wit’s end with her. Again. I got Lola from a friend’s co-worker. She was about 100 lbs when she came to us. The family said they just didn’t… Continue reading lola.
My sleep schedule may just kill me. And not just because I’m so effing tired all the live long day, but because being awake for hours in the dark can sometimes be downright terrifying. This morning as I am laying (lying?) there at 3:30 am, I think about my girls. I think about how Monday… Continue reading dear girls, mama loves you.
4.5 hours of sleep is all I will likely be running on today. Though there will probably not be any actual running. I don’t want to be awake, but here I am, wrapped in a blanket on the folded laundry filled couch, and listening to Lucy (our dog) make old dog groaning noises in her… Continue reading three a.m.
We are in the car, and I am not driving. So I thought I would take this time where I do not have any chickens to chase, dogs to scold, children to teach, or floors to scrub – to write some words. I have nothing in particular to talk about. How about just some random?… Continue reading a post. finally.
Confession: Valentine’s Day is not my favorite holiday. As a kid I liked it pretty well. My dad always sent me carnations and a stuffed animal to my house, starting when I was about nine. He did this almost every year, and then my senior year of high school he told me it was the… Continue reading valentine’s day.
Recently someone asked for my help with how to feel comfortable inviting people into her home. I was quick with coming up with ideas; I love to have people come over. I love to feed people and welcome people here in this place. Later, though, I was thinking about how funny (or maybe that is… Continue reading on having company.
back in december my oldest child got sick. she threw up twice and had a fever for almost two days, then she was back to her tough self. about a week later josh got it, he even missed a day of work. and about a week after that, i got it. i have not been… Continue reading sickness.