Unexpected Answers

By the end of the weekend I had worked over my anxiety over the upcoming school year.  It helped that I was able to finish up my big projects and get back to our day-to-day routine of naps, stories, and laundry.  And I knew that I would be tired, but I could most certainly handle […]

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So Much to Say, So Much Unsaid

Where do I start in describing my mother’s two-week visit? I guess with the beginning.  It’s a good thing she mixed up those numbers.  She thought she had found tickets from Edmonton to LA for $183.  (By the time she realized it was $381, she was too excited to back out.)  She arrived only the […]

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Time to Reevaluate

Thursday mid-day brought the most unhappy news of another $100 rent hike.  I was so sick to my stomac.  I tried very hard to fight the visceral reaction to declare that we were moving, trying to learn the lesson from last year.  It turns out I was quite right to stay calm, as ours was […]

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