Archive for the 'Life … in all its splendor!' Category

About My Dad …

Funny thing: my last post was about religion and my family, but it was especially about my dad who did not believe in organized religion and who, without knowing it and for better or worse, formed my relationship with religion, God and spirituality in general.  Sprite’s Keeper “assigned” this topic in Spin Cycle and without […]

Spin Cycle: Religion and Me (Or, Is There Anybody Out There?)

I have a very strange relationship to religion and here’s a little snapshot of the possible genesis (get it?  Genesis?  I’m killing myself here!) of that relationship.  My mom’s family is Jewish but she was raised Episcopalian.  My dad’s family are Christian Scientists.  Add three kids and voila!  Atheists! Here’s a picture of me the […]

Sometimes You Just Have to Let Their Dad Handle Things

Fun Sunday morning activity at our house.  I had to leave the premises … seriously, it takes cajones to give a 7 year old a box of matches and stand back and watch.   I do not have cajones. This is actually where I cut out but  I came back in time to see the traditional […]

RTT: What I Did On My Summer Vacation

Okay, so I haven’t posted in awhile.  A long while, actually.  76 days, to be exact.  So would you like to know what I’ve been up to? Summer was pretty eventful … I spent a lot of time with these two characters on the beach.  It was a gloomy summer here this year but we […]

I’m Having a Weepfest! Care to Join Me?

This is the sweetest thing I have ever seen. We should all be loved like this… [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/14325334[/vimeo] If you’re using Firefox, you might need to watch it the old fashioned way … by clicking here. Oh, and here’s the story behind it.

Wordless Wednesday: I’m Going To Need To Get Myself A Hobby

Because this boy doesn’t really need me anymore.   Don’t get me wrong, it’s nice that he will sit in an armchair and read while I shop at Anthropologie but still … he’s 7 years old!  I just thought I’d get a little more time … Wordless Wednesday is sponsored by 5 Minutes for Mom among […]