I miss ENJOYING Christmas. They don’t tell you once a small human shoots from your vagina that you are solely responsible for ALL Christmas magic. When I was married it wasn’t difficult, their dad and I made a great team. Now on my own? Not so easy. However, when all is said and done…nailed it.
Small steps mean we have it, it’s just gonna take a hot second to get our shit together .
I deleted my Auntie from my Favorites list. It’s been three years, she’s not Jesus, she’s not coming back. And yet I immediately burst into straight up ugly sobbing. I hate grieving. And I’m TIRED of it. It never ends. It gets moderately easier, but it ALWAYS hurts.
He was tasty AF.
I mean, of course there are RULES, but not like I thought. As I continue to unpack my house and my life I keep having all these weird realizations. Like I don’t have to put up anything that doesn’t make me happy. I know it sounds like a no-brainer, but I had to say it … Continue reading There are no rules.
I am so grateful to have a niece. That was the best gift any of my siblings could give me. She’s a goddamn delight.
A couple weeks ago my gf was in town and we got to check out this superfun event. I am constantly amazed at the immense artistic talent people have across all mediums. It was a joy watching the artists work all day to create these amazing works of art. Enjoy the photo dump!!
We all have teachable moments. I consider them to be moments in my life where I instantly knew whatever I'd done was wrong, but the words were out of my mouth and there was no taking them back. Of course with a 13YO and a 11YO there are lots of teachable moments at my house. … Continue reading Teachable Moments
The older I get, the less BS I can tolerate. Or perhaps it's the more therapy I have, the less shit I will let people get away with. I know that I do not tolerate people cussing me out. On multiple occasions I have had to put up a very solid boundary of "I do … Continue reading A little list.
I still remember when it happened. I was working at CNN and for days we watched those poor traumatized kids. As time went on those kids grew into angry minors on the verge of voting. It was exciting to see them rally, and in some cases, run in future elections. I've spent the last 3 … Continue reading Parkland