F-word Fridays: Fear

Fear – what is your first reaction to this word?  Is it something that terrifies you?  An event or place that you avoid?  A 90s thriller film where you fell in love with Mark Wahlberg?  I might be aging myself with that last one.  Whatever you conjure up in thinking of fear, it is something…

Exhaustion is now my constant

I closed my eyes for just a minute this afternoon – my grandma used to call it “resting her eyes.”  We always thought that she was asleep and we could fool her, but she always woke up as we were getting into the cookies or changing the TV channel.  Anyways, I closed my eyes and…

It’s not always perfect

I woke up today determined to do something fun with the kids.  I’ve been mopey, sulking, and downright blue for long enough, and according to the weather, it was going to be nice on the North Shore.  I made pancakes for breakfast and loaded up 3 out of 4 to spend a few hours on…