Filed under The Joy & The Pain

FIGHTING BACK

I’ve worked a bit backwards with this blog business, beginning my collection of entries before actually creating the darn thing.  Early this morning while Aspen was sleeping I refined my list of “things you’ll expect to see here”. One of them was “adventures in pregnancy and domesticity”. My husband laughed when he heard that one. … Continue reading

BEACH LOVE

BEACH LOVE

“Today may I realize that of all the possibilities in the universe, my child and I found each other.“ I’m so grateful that you chose us.

“NOW” IS WAY BETTER

“NOW” IS WAY BETTER

Yesterday my brother asked me what I missed most about working. I rattled off a couple thoughts regarding camaraderie, hustle and bustle etc…but the truth is that I’ve been so busy savoring what I’m doing now that it hasn’t occurred to me that there is anything to miss. I installed a chalkboard in our kitchen, … Continue reading

BABY POWER

BABY POWER

I’m amused at how babies can elicit smiles and interest from even the most dubious of characters. Our jackass of a landlord who is at this moment attempting to boot us out still cant help but smile genuinely and say what a good baby Aspen is when we walk by. Clearly he was not present … Continue reading

Memory-Making

Memory-Making

Stats: Sunny, 70 degrees in Santa Monica. Typical day…our mood was anything but. We felt the sunshine, inside and out. I reminisced in the way that makes more memories. Billy Joel on Pandora delivered us hours of old favorite tunes. Aspen loves to dance in front of the mirror with Mommy. Or maybe it’s Mommy’s … Continue reading