Tag: busy mom

Lost Keys and Lies

Every have one of those days when getting out of the house seems nearly impossible? I couldn’t find my keys this morning and of course I was running late. And no I can’t just change myself into a bat.  That only happens in fiction.… Continue Reading “Lost Keys and Lies”

Delivered To Your Door

Delivered to your door… I looked at the muscular, almost beautiful, naked body on the bed and the folded up sheriffs’ uniform on the chair. The badge seemed to sparkle saying “look at me, look at me.” A white and pink orchid flower was… Continue Reading “Delivered To Your Door”

Cat-ur-day: You can dance if you want to…

Where is Juliette? Where is the Burning Question today????? I’ve been so busy with my kids (my ADULT kids) and moving, and traveling, and taking friends to the art museum, and Vampire stuff that… well, there is no Burning Question. Happy Cat-ur-day! And don’t… Continue Reading “Cat-ur-day: You can dance if you want to…”

Random visits and musings

I answered the phone to a paper thin voice whispering “Come quick. Come quick. I need help.” “What is wrong? Are you hurt?” “I can’t get up. I caught my leg in a hole in the floor. I think I broke it.” It was Eleora.… Continue Reading “Random visits and musings”

Driving me crazy (or my brain is full right now)

From time to time I have to tell my husband “I don’t want to talk about my family.” It is easy for him since he has no family outside of me and our kids and my insane group of siblings and assorted relations. When… Continue Reading “Driving me crazy (or my brain is full right now)”

Maxed Out

Common Core. Apple core. Garbage. Yes, that is how I feel about Common Core, as does my teenage daughter and according to her, all of the teachers at her high school. There was a story about it on NPR this morning. The 14 year… Continue Reading “Maxed Out”

In that hour before sunrise…

It is dark and quiet in the hour before sunrise. The only sound other than my computer keys is the sound of a cat playing with a twist tie. How can a creature have so much fun with a twist tie? And the real… Continue Reading “In that hour before sunrise…”

Take a deep breath and…just stuff

Time is of the essence around here…something rare and precious…because there are now teens in our lives. Every single moment counts. There is homework, dances, skate parties, school, more homework, sports, college applications, clubs, friends, friends, friends, music, concerts, take a deep breath…and family… Continue Reading “Take a deep breath and…just stuff”

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