I actually starting writing about our trip on the drive home. I’m not entirely sure why I didn’t finish, but it is what it is. I know a lot of it has to do with feeling like I’m a broken … Continue reading
We have two graduating seniors in our family so we had a “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” party last night. Naturally.
I mean, it was really just a contest to see who could keep it together the longest but with presents for the grads, so…
This is all new territory in some ways. It’s pretty exciting and crazy and weird. It’s also hard.
But we’re getting there.
There’s a tradition for graduating seniors at the end of the season: jars are filled with the dirt or grass (or both) from the spot on the field where they played. So this is the dirt from the spot … Continue reading
April was INSANE. Awesome, but completely nuts. I have no idea how we crammed so much into one month. Birthdays, baby showers, more birthdays, Easter (remember Easter?) Sports-a-Rama, college trips…Einstein. Dude. And that’s not even the half of it.
Also, how is it almost May?! (Gulp)
I’ve been going to bed pretty late the last few days. Nothing about this surprises you, I’m sure. But it’s been especially late the last couple of nights as we’ve been helping the kids with some school things. Last night, … Continue reading
I’m a firm believer that being happy is a choice. Is it easy? Of course not. But happy things don’t just plop in your lap. You have to find the happy things. You have to work toward being happy. You … Continue reading
Last night I realized that this is me: My kid, her friends. I adore them. ADORE THEM. And they are all set to leave for college in the fall. Leave ME. Because it’s all about me, you guys. I … Continue reading
We had a really nice Easter weekend. We spent some time up at my Gram’s house on Saturday with some of my favorite people. And then spent all day today with some more of my favorite people. Yummy food stuffs … Continue reading
Last week I took Ramona shopping for her birthday. She had a very specific and capable ensemble in mind for her birthday and last week’s birthday party. Not only the outfit but very specific shoes. Each time she explained what … Continue reading
We celebrated Ramona’s 13th birthday this past weekend. A little early because Easter and spring break can make scheduling a birthday party rather difficult. Friday afternoon, Ramona informed me that she would love to have an emoji party. So we … Continue reading