(Either six days late, or one day early. Your call!) A Friday ritual. A single photo, no words, capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.
Newest addition/craft project on this rainy Saturday afternoon.
Where the majority of my writing has been taking place these days. Sorry, blog. 😦
I enjoying hearing him talk to the cats because I don’t think he realizes I’m here. “Hey, cats! There are my guys.” We have the most well-liked and popular kitties on the block. The wait staff from the restaurant talks to them through the screen in the window when they’re out back on break and … More Saturday morning
Greg and I celebrated our four year anniversary on Tuesday by going to the local estate/antique shop and “thrifting” for a new side table and eating dinner at Café Alsace—the restaurant he took me to the night he proposed. It was a perfect romantic, low-key celebration. That seems to be more our style as of late, which is … More I love me some October
Greg and I are now engaged. It took us three tries thanks to our shared awkwardness and bad timing (mom’s surgery, forgetting the ring, etc.)–but we are engaged. So. Stoked. 🙂
Peach muffins, good smells and hot coffee in my favorite mug while it rains outside.
I need to update this more often. Thinking a blog title/theme change might help a bit so I don’t feel so constricted to writing about one particular aspect in my life–the one aspect that is actually going well and is a happy place, which doesn’t bode well for a lot of good writing material that … More Now more than ever
Originally published in Ruckus Magazine. When Jill Smokler found out she was pregnant, she had a “hysteria inducing, this-cannot-be-happening-to-me, why-did-I-not-triple-up-on-the-birth-control shock that rocked [her] selfish, skinny life to the very core.” Her life consisted of working, shopping, eating out with her husband, drinking with friends and shopping some more. Surprisingly, once her first child was … More Ruckus Book Review: Confessions of a Scary Mommy – Jill Smokler