Tag Archives: life and other strange things

Another month, gone

There’s this adage that goes something like this: when you get older, the days go slow but the years fly. How true it is. I’m watching the minutes tick by until the workday is over and I can get back … Continue reading

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did you try looking?

In the past few months, I’ve found tiny humans and even some not-so-tiny humans asking me to help them find something. Generally, that something isn’t lost. It is (and was) right where it had been left, often right where it … Continue reading

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how to talk so (future) kids will listen

Recently I reviewed How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk over at the library’s blog. I could say a lot more on about how much I liked this book (and I will). But first … Continue reading

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who’s the ridiculous one now?

My husband thinks I’m ridiculous because I used a cloth diaper as a makeshift shower cap today. It’s a nice coincidence my head is the same size as a pair of infant waterproof pants, and why buy a shower cap … Continue reading

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you can’t have your cake and eat it, too

‘Tis the season of baking and gift-giving. ‘Tis also the hardest season to have a food sensitivity. I’m kind of known for baking hundreds if not a thousand cookies every year. Don’t believe me? Here’s last year’s list. Oh, and a … Continue reading

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dreams of thanksgiving wheat

I have this recurring dream about food. I feel weird calling it a nightmare because the main antagonist is macaroni, but it’s not a good dream. It begins with a buffet at some big event. The last time I had … Continue reading

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process improvement

If there is one thing I learned from writing Demonspine, it’s that I don’t actually have a process yet. It’d be easy to fall into the trap of thinking I did. I mean, I’ve been writing for six years, almost seven … Continue reading

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