Monthly Archives: January 2009

Twenty Nine

I’m 29 today. Right now. I am 29. And that’s OK. I thought it would bother me. For the last several years, it’s bothered me. Aging, I mean. Feeling like some kind of measuring stick was flying by me without … Continue reading

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Yes, there was an $800 bill

I have to be honest with you. I’m really behind from the quick trip down to Miami and my head is… well… fucked, at the moment. A good friend has finally made the decision to accept hospice care, and it’s … Continue reading

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He’s a cat. Flushing a toilet.

I’m on my way home from Miami, so you get this: Rest assured, I did not leave my children home alone while I was out of town.

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I want them to say that…

I spend a lot of time staring at the computer screen, thinking about what I want to say. But once in a while I have to stop, sit back, and wonder, what do I want other people to say? I … Continue reading

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What I Did This Weekend: A Picture By Number

1 – Got real, big girl dining room furniture. Sure, it’s secondhand (and therefore missing the real, big girl price tag), but it’s beautiful. And mine. And I love it. 2 – Rearranged all of my china into my new … Continue reading

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I need a girlfriend.

I notice it most when my polish is chipped off my toes. And when I’m sitting at home flipping through HGTV reruns. And when it’s a Tuesday night and the kids are in bed, Jared’s asleep on the couch, and … Continue reading

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Just In Time

“Honey…” “Yeah?” he calls over his shoulder, 3/4s of his gaze still on the TV. “You know how for the last few holidays, Christmas and stuff, we haven’t exchanged gifts or anything?” “Mmmhhh…” I suspect 3/4s of him is not … Continue reading

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How Miss Britt Redecorates Her House And Makes A Dramatic Impact – A Photo Essay

When you’ve been away from your house for oh, let’s say, about 10 days, one of the first things you’ll notice when you get home is that it’s been damn near a year since you’ve made any progress on decorating … Continue reading

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More Degrees Of Separation

The longer we’re away, the more bitter and sweet it is to go back. While being with our oldest friends is a stark reminder of what we could never have in another place, it is also difficult to be anything … Continue reading

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