March 8, 2011…He’s John Denver

See the resemblence??? I think Jakob is John Denver reincarnated. I mean it, I’m totally serious. I have proof. Jakob never (well, very rarely) lets me sing. I’m the kind…

March 2, 2011…Grandma is Coming…

I’m tired and it hurts. Don’t wanna dwell on those two facts but I feel they are worth mentioning. Briefly. I have a thoracic strain and I’ve had houseguests for…

February 21, 2011…Go Fix It

472 lights on, all at once. Not a light in the house left off. I’ve discussed this before and it continues to be a sticking point around here. Between my…

February 15, 2011…More Than Hope…

We’re getting into that time of year where I become a sappy mess. I cry, I love people, I get possessive and protective and I feel like such a part…

February 14, 2011…Begin Here…

After my big “near-death experience”…where do I begin? I’m gonna begin by taking ownership of all of it. I own my mother-of-all panic attacks. I chose it. Every last second…

February 11, 2011…The ER

Chest pains, numbness in the feet and hands, racing heart, back pain, shortness of breath, light-headedness, dizziness, fatigue, palpitations, cold sweat. Now that’s a party. It started when the alarm…

February 5, 2011…Stupid Frogs…

We’ve spent a lot of time at Target this past week. When Jakob wants to go shopping, he’s pretty persistent (wonder where he gets that). He’s been on a book…

February 1, 2011…Return Visit…

So we went back to the dentist yesterday. This time, we had to get two molds done and a quick bite impression. I’m so glad we practiced the molds before…

January 29, 2011…Analysis

A very bright 18-year-old made a very good observation about me recently. He said, “her mind is so busy and intense that she can be exhausting”. I laughed out loud…