When the letter comes.

When the letter comes.

This is for you loves who are right smack dab in the middle of your divorce. When you feel naked and vulnerable and scared. When you're not sure how much longer you can stand the pain in your heart. When what you really need is hot soup, and hugs, and kind words, and friendship, and [...]

Trust

Trust

You should have seen me these last few days, I've been the queen of efficiency. I've got so much accomplished it's preposterous. You should have seen me the day before yesterday, I was like a crazy ninja of greatness. Not only did I get through fantastic amounts of stuff at work, but I ran like [...]

Engine brakes are obnoxious

Engine brakes are obnoxious

School is back in, vacations are over, and G is back to the grindstone at work. The man is working a ridiculous number of hours. It makes me cranky because he's gone, but proud of him for working so hard. On Saturday I accompanied him to a city three hours away to pick up a [...]

Kombucha belly is a thing

Kombucha belly is a thing

I've had kaumbucha two days in a row now. I actually like the way it tastes and it makes me feel all healthy and stuff. I'm still recovering from my accident and trying to take care of myself...ish. Anyway, here I am trying to practice self care with ridiculously expensive beverages in trendy bottles, but [...]

I need a hot meal.

I need a hot meal.

The worst thing about small town hospitals is that by the time you're finally discharged, everything in town is closed. Need to fill a prescription? Too bad. You have to wait till morning. Need a nourishing, hot meal or a relaxing beverage after being stuck in the ER for hours? Go home and make it [...]

When you fall off the horse..literally

When you fall off the horse..literally

Well then. You can probably assume what happened from my title. G has been checking hay fields lately, this is part of his job. He has to walk through the fields and check for different kinds of weeds before the hay is cut and baled. The hay is currently up to his waist, which is [...]

I’m not getting mother of the year.

I’m not getting mother of the year.

Today started out as Not A Good Day. You know the kind. You wake up already exhausted to hear one kid, the kid who especially irritates you, shrieking her high pitched shrieks all over the house. Her helpful brother is telling her in an incredibly loud stage whisper to "SHUT UP ALREADY!!!" She is not [...]