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Finding What you are Made of

Finding What you are Made of

It has been 9 months since I’ve written here (insert the obvious reference to human gestation here.)In that time, Liam has walked. Annabelle started a Spanish Immersion preschool. She is almost potty trained, except when The Backyardigans are on TV. I went to a women’s retreat. I lost forty pounds. My hubby still loves me even though I hate cleaning the house. Our dog Cricket died. We got a new dog Buck. I wish there was a cute, poignant story I could tell

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What a playground bridge taught me about fear

What a playground bridge taught me about fear

In January of last year, we moved to a new home. Soon after, we found a local park that had four sand volleyball courts (reminagined in Annabelle’s mind as ‘giant sand castle land’), a great playground set with a big kids slide, an Annabelle slide, and a baby slide . In the playground, there was a simple suspension bridge connecting the “baby” sized equipment to the bigger kids. There was maybe an inch or so between each slat, and the whole of the

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Baby Liam changes our world, again

Baby Liam changes our world, again

These last few months, I have watched my son Liam grow out of the ‘fourth trimester’ baby stage and morph into a binky dropping, stair climbing, and starting-to-walk little guy. Every single time he is near my face, he either tries to yank my glasses off or grab the fine hairs above my forehead. If successful at either, a giant smile erupts with silly giggles. What does all of this mean? It means that the baby stage is progressing. It

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A sniper made me write my bucket list

A sniper made me write my bucket list

As many of you know, I lived in DC back in the day.  On October 14th 2002, I was at a Home Depot, getting tile for a mosaic project.  When I got home, I turned on the news and saw that a young blonde woman had been shot and killed in the same parking lot I was just in, fifteen minutes ago.  I was young.  I was blonde.  Was I in the crosshairs? That very next Monday, I was on a

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