Here is a picture my 2nd oldest/2nd youngest took almost 2 months ago at the beach- just wanted to share. Love the colors! Love the composition! So art-y! Got a baby slowly talking herself awake over here- Happy Friday!
There was a point when I was shy- or described that way, at least. The gradual loss of most of my sight from 6th to 8th grade played a big role in eroding my self confidence. Friends and I drifted apart. Hormones betrayed me and I became super sweaty- even though I tried everything to not … Continue reading On Overcoming
"Turn of phrase" is my favorite turn of phrase. That stupid sentence has been running through my head on repeat for about a week. I wear my Cracker shirt too much. Does anyone know that's a band when I'm wearing the shirt? And I always realize I'm wearing it at really inappropriate times. Packed Mexican restaurant? … Continue reading Random Friday Thoughts
Here is a brief list of some of the books that made me who I am today. Image by Griszka Niewiadomski Cosmos by Carl Sagan (1980) I was in 6th grade when I first read Cosmos. I loved space and read about it constantly when I was a kid. How much did I love space? I … Continue reading Books that made me
Let's dust off the ol' random word generator again: Fugitive- When I was little we were members of the Irish Cultural Society. Which- let's talk about this. We're mutts. Sure my grandmother is an O'Shannessy, but we're SMALL percentages Irish (my Dad maybe a quarter, me at most an EIGTH)- it's odd to me that … Continue reading Random Words and Random Thoughts
Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away... I remember helping my cousin Jennifer collect bugs once for a school project. And now that I think of it- she was homeschooled so how the hell did that work? Anyway. I caught a huge red wasp in a tupperware container- and it beat against the lid … Continue reading There is a kids’ story or two in here somewhere…