I opened the bathroom door and stepped out, exhaling loudly. “Bye Dad,” I said and waved again, heading towards the front door. We had already said our goodbyes before I had to go to the bathroom again; unsure if it was something I ate or the new stomach bug that had been making rounds at… Continue reading Winter Of the Ghost
Today was a wasted day after a fun New Year’s Eve celebrated with neighbors, friends, and vodka. BB made what we thought would be a brief appearance, and in hindsight it was a terrible idea. Much to the delight of our guests we (okay, I) brought him downstairs to join us in ringing in the… Continue reading New Year’s Baby
Well, it’s over. The long drawn out Holiday madness that simultaneously gave people “all the feels” and brought out some of the worst behavior in adults since last Christmas (looking at you, racist rant posted on YouTube lady at JC Penney). We consumed to our heart’s content both food wise and with physical possessions, and… Continue reading I survived Christmas, and all I got was this lousy ____.
Last Christmas I never could have imagined the pain I would be in now. The baby was young but excited about brightly colored paper, empty boxes and the two cats lazily taunting him just out of his reach. We laughed and dreamed how it would be next year, with him being more mobile and somewhat… Continue reading This Time Last Year