Leaning

She leans on me sweet smelling snuffling in my ear she nuzzles my cheek and says, "Cuute." These spontaneous moments of words show me that all is right with the world in my house. Sure, my boys are teenagers They have "toddler brain" in the worst possible way. I, me, mine, now is the mantra…

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Meandering: My Honesty

My Honesty is hard to live with It pushes me forward keeps me motivated while offending everyone I live with. I'm too direct, too specific too blunt, too raw . I ask for too much of him I'm "demanding" No one "could possibly do" the things I want done in a day. I just want…

Scoliosis Decreasing

Arms extended gripping posts I bend at the waist Snap goes the spine my hips relax as I elongate my vertebrae. Breathing in rotate the rib cage counter clockwise hold it and breathe out Anchor my right gluteus maximus by planting my heel on the floor (try a half kegel, really) and pivot my left…

A load

There really is no one there the hours pass and I hear birds cars and trucks on the road no one speaks to me my face scrunches ready to cry. my tear ducts refuse to cooperate. Another dry day of dread and solitude. This from a woman who likes to garden alone should be able…

Mimic

My Bear coughed Girlie mimicked the coughing kaugh! kaugh! kaugh! kau! kau! she's supposed to be sleeping, but talking quietly to her feet works during naptime

This post and that

I have a memory that could fit into a thimble. I write posts that sit on my desktop begging aching to be published on my blog for long blotches of time before I get around to the long process of naming them and finding them again before I realize whether or not I posted them…

Nothing could be better

Yesterday I went into Girlie's room and she greeted me with her smile, that said, "Where have you been? I missed you. Now that you're here we can start moving." I turned off her night light and opened the blinds to let in the sunshine (well, it should have been sunshine but there was light…

TMI Feminine Products

So, I'm trying to remain calm instead of the primal being I have become... This is your last chance to stop reading before I launch off on a tangent about my feminine issues. Remember you have been warned. ..while I am having hormone adjustments (the life force is draining out of me as we speak)…

I

Just turned into a pumpkin. Poof! Gotta Go See Ya Later Time flies when you're having fun No, I don't have a self portrait of myself as a pumpkin. Interesting thought though.

A Small List

Continued from the previous post Anne LaMott. Thanks M_______ for sending the book to me. Insomnia works in my favor here. I have time to read a book though it feels like slow torture to be awake when the world is asleep. Thanks again for saving me from clean ing though I should try to…