The pool is deep

Girlie runs to me and says "owside." She wants to play outside in the yard. I gather courage, presentable clothing two pairs of shoes and we venture into nature. She sees birds "burrd" flying in the sky "bye-bye" she waves. "dares wuun!" she points and yells as a buzzard swoops in circles looking for not…

daily life

I got my oil changed I visited the podiatrist for these flat slabs of flesh called feet I visited the rec center rehab place to make sure there was a heated pool I took the wrong exit and checked prices on new tires four hundred you have got to be kidding me dollars after stopping…

Girlie takes a nap

After a godforsaken afternoon of chase the toddler, I realize it is my naptime. Yes, My naptime. Girlie doesn't need a nap but I sure as hell do. "I love her. She loves me. We're a happy family but I'm going to lose my mind if I don't any get rest. That will make me…

I sat her on a box

I sat her on a box legs swinging, kicking, flexing anticipating the rolling purple plastic bouncer She can't stand yet without a tumble but I wanted her to have a ball. She laughed and laughed as the ball touched her feet the glory of my child moving and feeling and seeing simultaneously, there is no…

Not Gibberish, but still talking with her mouth full.

This was written in response to https://mstoywhisperer.wordpress.com/2015/01/25/three-girls-and-a-dad/ My fourteen month old is a hummer.  From birth, she has hummed and grumbled while eating. "Mmmmmm-mmmm-mmm gmmmm-gmmmmum-mum" So you like peanut butter and jelly? "mmmmmmmmmmmmum, myum,myum, huh, huh." Are you done chewing yet? "hew-whih? Hi, bah gaw geh hah  ah ha  nyeh nya yabba yabba yeh mm-huh"…