Category Archives: priorities

I though I knew what Busy was

Once upon a time I was a high school student with a full load of challenging classes and a job and family responsibilities and I thought I was busy. Once upon a time I was a college student with a full load of challenging classes and a job and no social life to speak of […]

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Breaks

I love my Christmas vacation! (Look! An Exclamation Mark! Many Marks!) I have my whole little family home, and we do a lot of relaxing, some eating, some visiting, some movies, some reading (we all got books for Christmas, natch), some laughing, some playing, and some of us (totally not me) even get to do […]

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Noted

I know. Life is happening. And I want you to know that I’ve noticed That even though you’re managing to do all the things You have to do, that you’re not doing any of them Particularly well. I’ve noticed, and everyone else has noticed, too. And we’re all surviving the fact. These 242 words are […]

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Trying Something New (Surprised?)

Is anyone interested in trying a little thing with me? I’m at the knife-edge of my wits these days (I know that is in no way hard to believe) and I actually think that if I manage to squeeze in 30 minutes of writing time I may increase the will to go on. (I’m not […]

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First Day; Also Karma

I go to work in about 90 minutes. It’s District Training this week, and there are things. Things to worry for. Not very many. But still. A list. Things to be Nervous About 1. What am I wearing? 2. My hair. It’s notorious for not cooperating. 3. Do I bring lunch? Will they let me […]

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Do you ever think?

I know you do. I meant, do you ever think you could do something amazing? Like… do you ever think you could, with your very own small life, write a memoir that someone would READ? Do you ever think that — years from now, when you’re gone — someone will think of you? Do you […]

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Annnnd, it’s been another week!

Another? Oh, all right then.

Hi, kids. I’m still here. Life is happening. And we love life when it happens. Les Miserables opened at my Kids’ high school last night. Remember that my Kid 1 played Eponine, the world’s best role for a teenage girl?[1] It was awesome. (Unless you didn’t wanted to hear the orchestra director counting through his […]

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Weekend Update

I feel like Dennis Miller. Remember Weekend Update on SNL — back in the day before I was too old to either stay awake for or enjoy the humor thereof? Yeah. Me, too. I picked our winners for TELL ME WHO I AM. They are Janna and Brittany. (It was random. Kid 2 did the […]

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