On Gem-Hunting

I feel like I'm doing a poor job documenting my constant evolution into parenthood.  My co-parent has written a couple of eloquent and humorous posts about our adventures as parents, and I both love him for it and have to stop myself from becoming actively resentful of the fact that he's doing such a great … Continue reading On Gem-Hunting

Blue Skies

It's both hard to believe it's already been two months and that it's only been two months since I stopped being pregnant and started being a parent. It's also been six weeks since I wrote my post about postpartum depression.  And while I still have days or collections of days where it's a harder fight … Continue reading Blue Skies

41 Weeks, 1 Day

I could have forgiven him for being fashionably late.  I've been known to be so myself.  In fact, I came into the world three days late, which allowed my parents to enjoy a relaxed Thanksgiving meal -- and then recover from the subsequent food coma. See, I was conscientious.  I was considerate. But this kid has apparently … Continue reading 41 Weeks, 1 Day

[Around Here] On Works in Progress

I got a message from a twitter friend the other day inviting me to participate in a blog round-up where folks answer questions about their current works in progress.  I sadly had to respond that I'd love to be a part of it except that I currently have no work in progress. And I don't … Continue reading [Around Here] On Works in Progress

2012: My Year in Review

As the story of my life goes, I tend to retrospectively theme each year. 2008: The Year Everything Fell Apart 2009: The Year I Put Everything Back Together 2010: The Year I Became Me (aka The Year of Awesome) 2011: The Year of the Roller Coaster And if I have to continue that, the only … Continue reading 2012: My Year in Review