Monthly Archives: November 2014

What lasts

Last night, I slept with the windows open…in late November. Oh Kansas, just when we think that it will be sub-zero temps through March, you sneak in a foggy 63 degree day and warm night. Thanks so much. And this … Continue reading

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Will you consider a favor? 

Last night, #1 Son called to tell me that he had been offered his dream job. This is a career trajectory that he determined completely on his own. He’s worked hard and helped his peers grow and condition towards their … Continue reading

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What I see

This morning, I witnessed a fat squirrel try to navigate a crowded crosswalk among fast feet. He scrambled back and forth along the walkway until he leapt hell-for-leather into a bush where he whipped around and chattered insults at passers-by. Only one other pedestrian seemed … Continue reading

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Worth it.

Yesterday, I ended up sick-as-a-pup. In the late-night-I-can’t-sleep-nor-breathe wonderings, it became clear from whom I caught the bug. Sunday morning,  a sweet little nugget of a person crawled into my lap in the overflow room at eFree. Made it all worth it. So did … Continue reading

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Cocoon

I can feel it coming. As I read more of a thoughtful book about this  messy business of living, I wanted to crawl on to my floor and curl into a ball. I tried, but the crawling into a ball became … Continue reading

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We cannot love

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Little lights on the Ganges

I try to go to church. And I know how lame that sounds. “Try.” Though I am still wary of the owner and his family, I cannot seem to completely leave His house. Too many lockstep assumptions of my story? … Continue reading

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