Category Archives: Uncategorized

Ah, Grasshopper

I feel in so many ways like I’ve become an aunt to two boys that came so unexpectedly into my life. But definitely the cool aunt, that takes them for ice cream with all the windows open and the music … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Explaining Courage to a 5 Year Old – and Loneliness to Myself

Last weekend, Clara and I spent the afternoon at Crawford Lake. At the end of the day, we browsed the gift shop and ate Popsicles and drifted back out into the early evening sunlight to sit in the grass. Clara … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Why I Will Always Take Sleeping Pills to Sleep. 

I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know? – Ernest Hemingway When I was diagnosed with parasomnia a few years ago I struggled with the idea of needing sleeping pills for the rest of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

See You Wednesday, Mama

Most Sunday mornings, regardless if I’ve had Clara overnight on the Saturday, I try and make it to her swim class to watch her. Taylor and Joanna are usually there as well, and the three of us sit together, catching … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

What I’m Wearing: Post-Move

We moved in just over a week ago, when the renos on the condo were mostly finished. “Just a couple of hiccups,” I said when people would ask about the work being done. Hiccups like not enough floor to finish … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What I’m Wearing: Polka-dots with the Sweetest Ruffle

I’ve become convinced that the universe has the kind of sense of humor that if we met at a party, I’d want to be his or her best friend. Completely convinced. And being the universe, all mighty and powerful, it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What I’m Wearing: Closing Day

I was awake at 4:30 this morning, staring at the time. It’s closing day, I kept thinking, as I tried to coax myself back to sleep. I slept off and on till 6:30 when I (finally) gave up and got … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment