Expecting and Expectations.

My mind feels blank half the time. Whoever says pregnancy brain isn't a real thing, or that it's just a passing phase.... I call bullshit. A hard bullshit flag that I can use to slap them across the face. We found out we're expecting a second baby. It's really early yet, so fingers crossed everything …

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Cheers to the New Year

It's been a little over a month. I've been a little quiet. We've had some big changes. Tom landed a job back home. Our family is knitted back together in close proximity again. It's been an adjustment and it hasn't been as awkward or uncomfortable as I was anticipating. Not that it's uncomfortable to live …

Dear Elsie

Dear little one. My sunshine. My heart. This world is dark. This wold has many lost souls and many misguided anger. There's violence, there's angst, there's selfishness, simply put: there's evil. Hearing these stories of shootings, domestic violence, neglected children, addiction, natural disasters and bombings brings a whole new feeling now that you're a part …

Cold as F@#$

It's that time of year where EVERYONE is thinking and/or saying 'Why, oh why do I live here'. It's cold as fuck. Windy and cold. However, with all the windchill, stupid cold winter weather and way too early snow fizzles, the people here are always warm. Warm in personality and character. We carved our first …

As I Sit

Currently, at this moment, I hear loud music from twenty one pilots flooding from the living room into the bathroom as I occupy the porcelain throne. The throne that once used to represent privacy, solitude, satisfied 'duties', an escape to read and a place to sit in peace. Now I hear the constant clinking of …

Clusters

It happened again. The house has miraculously become a disaster. It's as if my house is a teenager who can't get rid of acne, but rather my house can't get rid of messy. Messy is my home's own acne. I thought it was off putting to get back to work after a 3-day or a …