a bookish meme

The lovely Moonlight Ambulette memed me. The original post is here. 1. Hardcover or paperback, and why? Paperback, because holding a hardcover hurts my wrists. And I like to carry books in my purse and a hardcover would definitely put me over my current fifteen pound limit. 2. If I were to own a book…

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restfulness and reflective awards

We were up north at my mom’s cabin all week last week and I DIDN’T WORK AT ALL. I didn’t check voice mail or e-mail or even post (obviously). I read two trashy-ish novels (I will not reveal their titles, not even if you bribe me with chocolate) and made bead necklaces with Stella and…

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8 things

Okay, I was tagged by Kyra at this mom to reveal eight things about myself. Here it goes: 1) When I was in college and working at 3M one summer, I electrocuted myself. 2) When I was in college and working at 3M one summer, I electrocuted myself AGAIN. Seriously, same summer, same day. With…

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thinking bloggers

Okay, here it goes. This was very difficult for me because I’ve discovered so many wonderful blogs in the last few months. Thank you, again, to Emmie for nominating me. I didn’t nominate her back only because I wasn’t sure if that was against the rules. (Otherwise I would have.) Some of these blogs have…

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awake and thinking

This morning, I woke up at 1:45 a.m. when my darling girl yelled from her room: “Mama, I had a nightmare. Lie with me. Lie with me, mama.” Now that Stella is no longer allowed to sleep in our bed, this is a frequently heard phrase in our house (and it is never ignored, which…

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