This article, 102 Things to Do on a Money-Free Weekend, inspired me to share our Date Jar. Our Date Jar doesn’t have everything in it like this list does. I guess I could also include Reorganizing The Garage on here, which might be relaxing to some, but since I’m dreadfully allergic to dust it’d be more like, […]
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My youngest plays softball. Today she expressed some frustration with it– actually directed at herself. She’s not that good at it, she told me; it’s causing her anxiety. (yeah, she actually did use the word anxiety). I encouraged her to keep doing it. “You may not be the best one on your team, but that’s […]
The Absolutely Definitive Answer to How Many Children You Should Have Have you been wondering how many kids you should have? Have you read article after article telling you you’re selfish if you have one, you’re crazy if you have more than two? Have you been spotting endless Dear Abbys and Dear Prudences asking HOW […]
I’m a writer, with naturally introverted tendencies. Sure, I can call out my extrovert once in a while when I’m speaking in public (which I actually enjoy!) or whatnot. But generally, I fritz out when there’s too much activity. Right now, my kids are at three different schools, and just driving and doing the basics […]
For my birthday, he promised to take me out. I said I would like a romantic dinner, and he said he knew of a place someone had talked about.
But first, he had a surprise for me in the afternoon. “You’ll love it,” he said, and we drove up to Seattle. I wondered where he was taking me. The Space Needle? We’d only walked around the outside. We could be going anywhere. There were so many places we hadn’t been.
2014: In which Margaret Dilloway is Rebuilt. Better, Stronger, Faster If you follow me on Facebook, you’ll notice I’ve had a rather unfortunate spate of having to go see doctors lately. Well, hopefully it will all be fortunate in the end; in the meantime, it’s just visit after visit with new visits added (dog spraining […]