Have A Drink With Me

Have a drink with me And tell me who you really are Tell me things You haven’t thought about Or considered And you may have even tried to block out Have a drink with me, and; Please reconsider And share with me some of your fondest memories So that; Maybe, just maybe, you would agree…

Losing My Religion 

When I was a kid I heard about god mostly from my grandparents. My grandma would enthusiastically open the blinds and say good morning to the sun and thank god for another day on earth. It never really occurred to me what her actions actually meant until I was much older. I just thought it…

Hot Summer Sunday Afternoons

Photo by: Dedda:Wikipedia Commons One of my fondest childhood memories is of going to my great grandmother’s house on a hot Sunday afternoon. I can imagine the sound of my mom’s keys clanking against each other as she took them out of her bag. I remember the loud noise the 1000 pound wrought iron gate made…

a depiction of time

How did I get here I ask myself Just like everything else did A sequence of events Stringed together like pearls One after another Snuggly fit in a line The end remains open For the next pearl to fit Uncertain and open-ended A depiction of time Photo By Flickr.com user “tanakawho” [CC BY 2.0], via…

A Single Day

The memories of a single day can last forever When two best friends come together Two vials of sand poured in to one glass A symbol of you love that will eternally last To never have to stand alone again The sand is mixed grain by grain From this day forth you shall be seen…

I’ve accepted that embarrassment is just a part of parenting.

I’ve accepted that embarrassment is just a part of parenting. Most, if not all of my clothes are stained with food. I drop stuff all of the time. Phone, keys, food on myself. I’ve gone out for a few hours only to realize that I’ve had peanut butter on my face after returning home. When…

Radiator Cover – IKEA Hack For Under $50

Now that fall is upon us the days are numbered until I have to turn the heat on in my house. I have steam heat with clunky old cast iron radiators. I also have two small children who climb on EVERYTHING. Having exposed radiators is dangerous with small children in the house. When I was…

How do you just randomly help someone in need?

I had planned on writing an article today about how little sleep I got last night, which is something commonly discussed among parents because it is such a frequent occurrence. My kids are night owls and their sleep patterns are consistently inconsistent.  They didn’t fall asleep until about 10:30 PM last night and then my…