Girl on Fire

Oh, how things have changed, my friend. And then some things stay the same. Still have the two gorgeous kiddos – Max is seven and Kate is three and a half going on 47.  We have a new cat as Kiska died a while back at the ripe old age of 21. We still live in the … More Girl on Fire

Saturday 4 pm

Hi Dad, Today is one of those days I would love to have you around, if for no other reason but to hear you laugh. Max has been squinting for the last week or so. It has had me more than worried because, well, you know, every sniffle is pneumonia and every squint is a … More Saturday 4 pm

Up the Poop Chute

I just did something amazing. For the first time in 18 months, I thought “hey, I need a shower” and then proceeded to do just that.  There was no need to coordinate “eyes” duty. No Sophie’s Choice of do I sleep, shower or pick up the house/fold the warm laundry before it wrinkles ’cause mama … More Up the Poop Chute

Eighteen Months

Holy scheisse. My kid is 18 months old today.  When did that happen? I’ve said this before. This is the age where parents decide to have another kid because the kid is so much fun.  Even his temper tantrum are interesting to me.  I don’t always respond like he would prefer, but I find it … More Eighteen Months