Tag Archives: mornings

One week.

I’m starting this post in a calm-ish half hour, the eye in the storm in you will. It’s Thursday afternoon, the husband is working and the children are at their respective childcare facilities. I just completed my last final paper, … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning.

This morning M&M woke early, 5-5:30 and never went back to sleep despite attempts on the part of both parents. About 6:30 I did my best to put her back down and went downstairs for coffee and quiet computer time. … Continue reading

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Winter in the Pacific Northwest.

Around here, it’s the hardest time of year Waking up, the days are even gone The collar of my coat Lord help me, cannot help the cold The raindrops sting my eyes I keep them closed. Lyrics from “Before it … Continue reading

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Starbucks Via + Heavy Whipping Cream = My Get-Up-and-Go

I think the day during which we “gain” an hour is appropriate to express my thanks for number one vice: caffeine. At the moment it most often takes the form of instant coffee with a generous helping of heavy cream. … Continue reading

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Through the iPhone: The last Sunday of summer.

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A nice day.

Sometimes a nice day is just exactly what one needs. Not a fantastic day, or even a great one; these often are sandwiched by build-ups and let-downs (or in the mom’s case clean-up). Too much grandiose calls for exhaustion. And … Continue reading

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Freedom Flowers.

Now a week old, this bouquet has definitely seen better days. Last Friday morning Dot and I went on a Starbucks date before her doctor’s appointment. Yes, another doctor’s appointment! After a week battling the high fever, there was only … Continue reading

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Before Noon.

If I ever wonder why I prefer to be in bed long before 9pm I will refer to this post. This is not necessarily a typical day, then again I’m not sure what typical even looks like in this raising-little-kids … Continue reading

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Bless you, my sleeping child.

Oh the last three days have brought a welcome tide of change. After being driven nearly to tears numerous times in the past weeks by M&M’s inconsistent, and often elusive, napping, I am hopeful that our reprieve has arrived. Today … Continue reading

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Through the iPhone: My Friday

   

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