Just stuff – musings on life, kids, me, stuff

Just stuff – musings on life, kids, me, stuff

I’ve been … things are changing quickly around here. I’ve been spending time with the elders Eleora and Tellias. They’re extremely old. They’re forgetful and need time and care. Clara is spending her last summer at home before going to the big prestigious difficult to get into university in Southern California (NO not any of … Continue reading

2019 Summer Reading: Something Unexpected

2019 Summer Reading: Something Unexpected

After years of drought we’ve gone from unreasonable unseasonable amounts of rain and cool weather right into the scorching heat of summer. Yes, but it is a dry heat, usually. With summer comes the need to read. Be it a book, a blog, paper, or some sort of e-reader, or computer, some of us just … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: Face Your Demons

Short Story Sunday: Face Your Demons

“I’ve faced my own demons, something I’d rather not think too much about, but I’ve never had to face someone else’s demons.” Lola as she peered into the dark room at the glowing yellow eyes. “Are you looking for Max?” “You’re young,” said the owner of the yellow eyes. “What do you know about demons?” “Oh … Continue reading

Roll Call – Meet the Vampires and Everyone Else

Roll Call – Meet the Vampires and Everyone Else

Roll Call – Meet the Vampires and Everyone Else I write about a lot of things including my friends, family and others I run across from time to time. If they make a good story I’ll write about it. Who are all of those people/vampires/werewolves/ghosts I write about? And yes, I consider Vampires as people. If … Continue reading

Thinking Back on Being A Parent

Thinking Back on Being A Parent

When I started writing this blog I was dealing with Middle School and summer camp. Now I’m helping my kids navigate lease agreements and finding the best coffee grinders. Over the years I’ve talked about navigating school and social situations. We’ve gone to concerts. I’ve seen first love come and go, but I’ve also best … Continue reading