Monthly Archives: September 2011

I had NO idea you could recycle that!

Last month I had a great conversation with my sister. She lives in Portland, Oregon and is very conscientious about how we can take care of our environment through recycling.  It’s truly amazing what a huge effort the NorthWest is … Continue reading

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a halo of fuzz

On the days when I can’t tame my hair with a morning shower, I walk around feeling blah all day. That’s the truth. Today I walked around with a halo of fuzzy hair. Ugh. There’s nothing more unnerving than walking … Continue reading

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A knife cutting my brain in half

It is the most bizarre feeling in the world. I picture a serrated knife sawing down the middle of my brain, literally leaving each half of my brain sitting there by itself. I have never had such a distinct feeling … Continue reading

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Feeling overwhelmed

Right now I’m feeling overwhelmed. It’s one of those feelings when I…. •want to sit in a completely silent room. no sound. •want to keep the back door shut to keep out all the sounds of the 405 traffic that’s … Continue reading

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Lip gloss

As I was preparing to go to an evening baby shower, Natalie got soooooooooooo excited to help me get ready. “Mama, can I pleeeeeeeeease help pick out your outfit?!? Mama, can I pleeeeeeeeease pick out your shoes?!? Mama, can I … Continue reading

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Back from NY and back in the full swing of things

Years ago when Steve and I were first dating, I began a fun, zany relationship with his sister Laura. We would play shadow puppets on the wall and just be up to silly tactics to laugh our hearts out. I … Continue reading

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When arms hold tight around your neck

Tonight Natalie reached both arms around my neck as I lay in bed next to her, tucking her in for the night. Her little hands clasped each other tightly as her arms completely hugged my neck. We lay there together … Continue reading

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