Category Archives: friendship

untouchables…

Last night felt almost normal, which is odd because it was Halloween, the most “un-normal” of holidays. A dear friend of mine asked if Adam and I would like to go trick-or-treating with her family and then have dinner together … Continue reading

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The simple joy of an unexpected letter.

The other day I opened the mail box and for once, my childhood letter-dreams were fulfilled. Oh the simple joy of an unexpected letter. When I was little I assumed that mail always consisted of notes from friends, brightly colored … Continue reading

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whelp, 2015 is definitely keeping me on my toes…

For lent, I decided to give up my appendix. Beat that, suckas!!! Last week I had lunch at school with my son, and around 2 that afternoon I knew something was wrong but I decided it must be a simple … Continue reading

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lonely in a crowd…

I was raised in an isolated world. I am very comfortable with being alone. When I moved to San Diego to attend college I remember saying that I’d never felt more lonely then I did in the city, surrounded by people. … Continue reading

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visits…

In each family a story is playing itself out, and each family’s story embodies its hope and despair. -Auguste Napier  Feeling hope-filled.

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The yin and yang: a $400 lesson in petty-theft

This story started out as a hilarious and bonding moment of fun between neighbors. Unfortunately, it didn’t end there. My husband has promised me Christmas lights for YEARS, to no avail.  And this year, just like the others, he was … Continue reading

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The busy introvert.

Lately I have been truly blessed with fun. I am a rather shy woman. I’m one of those weird introverts that REALLY loves human interaction, but is just too shy to initiate it. Think less, “still waters run deep,”  and more, … Continue reading

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