I don’t know how to navigate my thoughts. I don’t know how to write, how to think anymore. My brain is a jumble of mixed up emotions, thoughts, questions without answers.
Welcome to the inner workings of my brain.
Continue reading “Pulling the rope in both directions”
With the return of almost-normal activities the kids have had a re-entry to the rink in ways that seem almost identical to the way it used to be.
Continue reading “Rink life, social life and two short videos”
Earlier today I popped into the drug store/pharmacy to pick up a lotion to treat a spot of eczema when I noticed a pack of teenage boys hanging around.
Continue reading “Shopping among teenagers”
If anyone starts in on me with Christmas, you will be blocked!
Ok, seriously, they are definitely for sure going to school today.
Continue reading “🎵🎶 It’s the most wonderful time of the year 🎶🎵”
I know I’m being tracked by everyone, especially google. I see it in my search history when recommended topics appear on my feed.
However, this morning, my feed bombarded me with these recommendations:
Continue reading “Weird Google searches on my feed”
I’ve taken a bit of a blogging break and I will continue but since it’s 5:00 a.m. on a Saturday and I’m on my second load of laundry I thought I might as well sit here with coffee and have a bit of a chat with you. 😃
The family left for camping on Thursday and they’re coming back I think Sunday or Monday.
I had intentions to do a lot of writing.
That didn’t happen. 🙄
Continue reading “A few days of solitude”
Let me start by saying this:
Continue reading “Letting go of control: dishwasher”
There is only one correct way to load the dishwasher.
Caution: eyeroll emoji overload (sorry not sorry) 🙄
You have been warned. 😛
At no time in my life have I ever felt more overly sensitive about every little thing than while raising teenagers.
Shocking, I know. 🙄
Continue reading “You’re too sensitive, stop taking things so personally”
This is the first summer in which neither kid is playing baseball. They both started with t-ball at age 4… They are now 13 and a half and 16.
Because we are still in the slowly emerging opening up of lockdown (stage 2 with stage 3 happening in a week) not much activity is available for them. My son picked up golf and is looking for a part-time job, but my daughter is in that tricky age where she’s too young to get a job and there aren’t too many options available right now for volunteering and other things.
So summer so far is looking very similar to the last 16 months of lockdown… Kids staring at screens.
Continue reading “Summer so far: lifted restrictions, new hobbies and a little update”
What is this silence people speak of? What does it feel like?
There’s a lot of noise in my life and in my head.
Continue reading “Silence, music and The Purge”