Tag: Friends

  • Once Upon a Time, I Cooked Breakfast. Naked. At Someone Else’s House. This Morning.

    Once upon a time, I cooked breakfast. Naked. At someone else’s house. This morning. Dear The Internets, Please don’t read this if you are a) modest and horrified by immodesty or b) sweet and therefore easily shocked. You’re going to have to self-select, here, friends. Do your best. If you are a) modest but giggly…

  • On Messing Up and Finding Grace

    On Messing Up and Finding Grace

    We’re on Day 2 of 5 Days of Day Camp which obviously means we barely made it to the buses this morning. And, by barely, I mean the buses were rolling, friends – engines sputtering and PULLING AWAY from the curb – while four of my kids ran at the front of them, following the…

  • On the Fear of Drowning… and Blowing Bubbles Anyway

    Today was a Slumped in the Kitchen Corner kind of day, even though I wasn’t in the kitchen. And an I’m Not Sure I’ll Rise Again kind of day, even though I wasn’t literally down. And an It’s OK, Go On Without Me; Save Yourselves! kind of day, even though Ohana means Family and Family means…

  • The Enchantress: Reflections on Chatting With a Sailboat

    I spent the weekend at the Oregon Coast with girlfriends, doing the things girlfriends do together. Spilling about family. Trying to make sense of life. Getting tips on feminine hygiene products. ( <– Holy Diva Cup, Batman! How come I never knew??)  We window shopped and talked to artists and watched the sun set over the…