I love that quote in the masthead of this blog. But it is vexing even to me who loves it so much. The kids are asking me if ok to tell people their mom is a gypsy. I laugh and say yes because well, yea I guess I am. (Gonna hold off on tramp and … More What DO I do with my one wild life?
Couple of months ago I was anxious about my son departing for a semester abroad. He returned safe and sound a month ago and has been home for a few weeks. About to move into the dorm for the last time for busy summer school sessions heading into senior year. And his twin sister is … More Now it’s my girl heading out…
Be careful what you wish for. I am sure you have heard that cliché. And the one that clichés are such for a reason, that they are true. I have lost track of how many times I have thought I wanted something or how I believed if this one door opened then I would be … More Overthinking Overachiever in tha house
I should go to bed. I will soon. I think. Maybe. I wish I knew what it was that made me a night owl. I would like to do a whole do over thing on that. I would love to be a person who went to bed and to actually sleep at a decent time, … More Insomnia my old friend
I woke up at 4a this morning. Just woke right up. I don’t know why. This is unusual for me. I am a night person so often don’t go to sleep until midnight to start with. Then can sleep solid until at least 10 minute before the alarm. Yep, almost every single time I set … More Thumper is not just the bunny in Bambi
I wrote in 2015 about how people lament what Austin used to be and perhaps the folks complaining might not have a “dog in that fight” having not been here in the 70’s or before it really grew. This post isn’t about that. Today I was in town, coming in early to stay closer to … More Love letter to Austin TX
I know a lot of people are glad 2016 is in the books. I keep hearing how horrible it was for people, the Election maybe didn’t go they way they wanted. Things personal and professional went south. While it wasn’t my favorite year as I told my daughter who was lamenting how awful it was, … More Hey 2017! Glad you’re here