Monthly Archives: August 2012

Bus Stop

In the beginning of the school year the mom’s in my neighborhood would get their kids all slicked up with their hair combed, freshly bathed, new school clothes all crisp and pressed and walk out to stand at our bus … Continue reading

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My very short term School-Year Resolutions

1.  Bring tissues this year when waving good-bye. 2.  Brew a cup of herb tea, sit at the kitchen table and quietly take in the silence. Cry a little longer about summer being over and everyone being a year older, … Continue reading

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School-year-resolutions

Summer– the time to take us “away” from the hussle-bussle of the year. We allow ourselves to play, relax, let down. When September approaches it feels like a new beginning. Time for routine again. We long for summer, but when … Continue reading

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Summer-Sames #3

Summer Sleeping Sleeping on the plane with a kinked neck. Sleeping in the car drooling. Sleeping on a chaise lounge fried. Sleeping under the umbrella…but forgetting about the feet. Sleeping on the couch because the newlyweds get the bedroom. Sleeping … Continue reading

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Summer Sames #2 HOME

There is nothing like going HOME. Not the place I reside as a wife and mother. But the actual place where I grew up. The home I was born in is still the residence of my parents; well only my … Continue reading

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“Summer-Sames”

It is always done now in the evening time, but my brother’s and I did it in the early morning when we were children.  The bait is bacon and has been since I can remember.  Cheese falls apart.  You tie … Continue reading

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Ahhhh August Summer!

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.  AA. Milne By now the kids are hair bleached, tan or peeling.  Bedtime is…well there is no bedtime. Your’ve probably seen grandma, been to the ocean, … Continue reading

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