When I was in third grade, there was this kid named Maurice. Maurice had a habit of picking his nose and eating it and not caring who witnessed his indulgence in a little self-produced snack. To him, it was like scratching his head or yawning. He had this silly grin on his face that madeContinue reading “Filters: the difference between cool and uncool?”
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Adulthood- what is it good for?
How do people do it? How do they manage to be so efficient and productive and… and… functional? What is the secret to being an adult?Is it closely guarded? Did I miss the initiation rite? Why can’t I cope with this world?These are questions I ask myself often. It is like the adult ship wasContinue reading “Adulthood- what is it good for?”
It makes you ponder…
Valentine’s day. Yeah, yeah, I know I’m late. But that is what happens when you get stuck in four and a half hours of school meetings the night before- suddenly you don’t feel like celebrating love. Quite the opposite in fact. Of course, one could take poor old St. Val’s martyrdom and our sadistic/masochist needContinue reading “It makes you ponder…”
All she wants to do is dance
Tuesday night. Open class at my oldest’s ballet class. But let us back up shall we, to about 7:30 in the morning, at the height of the morning rush to get out of the house. She woke up in an emotionally volatile mood, biting our heads off when we told her to brush her teethContinue reading “All she wants to do is dance”