Monthly Archives: May 2013

a ~ And in short, I was afraid.

  My house is very, very quiet. About an hour ago the power went off, and nobody screamed. One dirty plate sits on the kitchen counter. Two dirty wine glasses stand next to it. Because I didn’t do the dishes

a ~ And in short, I was afraid.

  My house is very, very quiet. About an hour ago the power went off, and nobody screamed. One dirty plate sits on the kitchen counter. Two dirty wine glasses stand next to it. Because I didn’t do the dishes

b ~ And in short, I was afraid.

After months of anticipation and being reminded by the invitation posted on the fridge, Saturday was finally the day for the bar mitzvah. The morning brought rain and cold temperatures, but our enthusiasm would not be dampened. The ceremony began with prayers

b ~ And in short, I was afraid.

After months of anticipation and being reminded by the invitation posted on the fridge, Saturday was finally the day for the bar mitzvah. The morning brought rain and cold temperatures, but our enthusiasm would not be dampened. The ceremony began with prayers

b ~ And I have seen the eternal Footman hold my coat, and snicker,

My life of late has been filled with library book requests for sparkly tales of evening gowns and formal balls; avidly following the story of a brave young woman getting a very Disney makeover; and birthdays. My own personal philosophy

b ~ And I have seen the eternal Footman hold my coat, and snicker,

My life of late has been filled with library book requests for sparkly tales of evening gowns and formal balls; avidly following the story of a brave young woman getting a very Disney makeover; and birthdays. My own personal philosophy

a ~ And I have seen the eternal Footman hold my coat, and snicker,

Had to make a trip to Walmart this morning so B could spend his birthday money on more useless crap with which to clot our house. That place – it flattens me. Walmart, not our house. Well, our house can

a ~ And I have seen the eternal Footman hold my coat, and snicker,

Had to make a trip to Walmart this morning so B could spend his birthday money on more useless crap with which to clot our house. That place – it flattens me. Walmart, not our house. Well, our house can

a ~ I have seen the moment of my greatness flicker,

  I spent the morning watching kindergartners muck around in a pond, and I spent the afternoon listening to the still-familiar cadence of the voice of a friend I hadn’t seen in over a decade, and I spent the evening talking about

a ~ I have seen the moment of my greatness flicker,

  I spent the morning watching kindergartners muck around in a pond, and I spent the afternoon listening to the still-familiar cadence of the voice of a friend I hadn’t seen in over a decade, and I spent the evening talking about

b ~ I have seen the moment of my greatness flicker,

We just sit around talking about the old times, she says when she feels like crying she starts laughing thinking about Glory days well they’ll pass you by Glory days in the wink of a young girl’s eye Glory days,

b ~ I have seen the moment of my greatness flicker,

We just sit around talking about the old times, she says when she feels like crying she starts laughing thinking about Glory days well they’ll pass you by Glory days in the wink of a young girl’s eye Glory days,

a ~ I am no prophet—and here’s no great matter;

I meant to post old journal entries here and I meant them to be funny. But after reading through a bunch I just feel like burning the pages. I was miserable. I was depressed. I was a whiner. My babies,

a ~ I am no prophet—and here’s no great matter;

I meant to post old journal entries here and I meant them to be funny. But after reading through a bunch I just feel like burning the pages. I was miserable. I was depressed. I was a whiner. My babies,