Strange Customs

Maple Syrup The Life of Kylie

I’m not trying to be disrespectful. I’m just thrifty. My husband swallowed a laugh as the customs agent replied that I would have to give the banana peel to the Agricultural Inspection Agent. Beginning to comprehend the gravity of our situation, I quickly stuffed the banana into my mouth, passing the rest to my ever-helpful husband. They’d already taken my adorable tin […]

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Measuring Up #NaBloPoMo

“I have old man arms.” “What?” “My friend said I have old man arms,” explains my seven-year old daughter.

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YoGoGroSho #NaBloPoMo

BlogHer prompt: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Name five things inside your refrigerator right now and how you feel about them. http://www.blogher.com/nablopomo-november-2013-prompts I went grocery shopping tonight. Sounds mundane, but it was a feat, I tell you! One of the local stores has free drop-in childcare. Two hours of free childcare. In a place that has […]

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My To-Don’t List #NaBloPoMo

I lie in bed at night thinking of all the things I want to do the next day. Ambitious things involving crafts and gardening and cooking and cleaning. And of course, writing. Catching up on email, and the semi-professional obligations I’ve said “yes” to. Reading to, playing with, and otherwise teaching my son, being a […]

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Twyla #NaBloPoMo

Twyla I am the goddess of in-between almost-there and never-been dark of day, gleam of night unsent letter and unspoken fight words not found upon your tongue remembered dreams from days you were young.   Trifextra Weekend Challenge It’s National Blog Post Month, and I’m on a roll–rolling down a hill, apparently. I meant to […]

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