I am blessed to have four parents in my life. My birth parents and my in-laws. Neither my family nor my husbands are ‘Leave it to Beaver’ type families. We are very loud, quirky, sarcastic, nosy, and even a bit eccentric at times. Even so, every single one of my relatives on both sides are … Continue reading In-Laws or Out-laws?
I and he, they and we, together we fought the demon residing in me There were potions, there were tears, all and more to break my fears I am me, reclaimed, no more vertigo on the ground nor in the sound If my nightmares veil what’s actual and true, and I slip into a coma … Continue reading The Hall Where The Little Feet Patter
As a little girl, every time someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up I always answered the same, a Mother. At Shul, when mothers had their babies with them, I was the first to run and offer help. I loved babies. Loved them. Ian and I were married February 1st … Continue reading Little kid, little problems. Big kids, big problems.
Scar noun A mark left on the skin or within body tissue where a wound, burn, or sore has not healed completely and fibrous connective tissue has developed. Scars. We’ve all got them. Some physical and some emotional. These marks are reminders of our adventures, sickness, risks taken, and faith. Scars can haunt us, bringing … Continue reading The choice of having scars
A couple of weekends ago Ian and I went away. Thankfully, the beautiful country we live in has beautiful little getaways very close to home. Romantic, huh? Well it was. Butttttt, let me tell you. Going away for a day and a half has its price. The piper was getting a wicked bonus from me. … Continue reading Paid In Full