From the monthly archives:

February 2010

Sick Entertainment

February 27, 2010

Benjamin came home with a headache on Tuesday. Which turned into a fever on Tuesday night. Which turned into puking on Wednesday night. Which turned into… ahhh, capsule never mind. The sick fairies spared John Bear and I the vomiting but left us with severe headaches and congestion. Benjamin pukes like a champ by the […]

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Holed Up

February 26, 2010

Benjamin came home with a headache on Tuesday. Which turned into a fever on Tuesday night. Which turned into puking on Wednesday night. Which turned into… ahhh, no rx never mind. The sick fairies spared John Bear and I the vomiting but left us with severe headaches and congestion. Benjamin pukes like a champ by […]

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Conversations with Benjamin

February 24, 2010

“Mommy.” “Yeah, Benjamin.” “You have a tattoo on your butt. That’s funny. Ha. Ha. So funny.” “Well, it’s not really on my butt.” “Yes, yes it is Mommy! Look!” “Okay, that’s enough, keep your hands off of me.” ——– “Mommy.” “Yeah, what’s up Benjamin?” “I want to lift your car off the ground tomorrow morning. […]

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Crunches and Necklaces

February 24, 2010

A few updates for you: 1. My 7 Day Quit was awesome (kind of). I started out valiantly with three days straight of  the 30 Day Shred. Each day, click I felt better than the last. I could even see a stark difference in my ab, mind arm and leg muscle definition. Crazy how fast […]

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Butterflies vs. Lead Weights

February 21, 2010

Once upon a time, sick I got married… And then my Prince Charming turned into a frog. After marriage counseling, approved much soul ringing and yet another really nasty fight I decided it would be better to raise my four month old son alone than in that environment. So I packed up my things and […]

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On Raising Boys

February 18, 2010

Luck and fate will only take you so far. Every few years or so I get a lucky wave and a ride it out… but life is 10% what comes your way and about 90% how you react to it. I would credit that statement but can’t remember where I read it. You control your […]

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Intern Hunt

February 15, 2010

escape from cubicle nation by pamela slim Somewhere in the midst of this past week, prescription more about filled with exciting client meetings, this pitches, crash-course accounting, and just about no sleep I saw this picture and gasped out loud. “What?” Brad asked. “Oh, nothing – just a picture of Benjamin. I miss him.” It’s […]

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Friends

February 13, 2010

The 7 Day Quit Challenge One (almost) year ago, seek on February 16, 2009 – I smoked my last cigarette. I didn’t tell you this then, but my last cigarette was a nasty butt – what was left of the cigarette lit by a man the night before. He had appeared out of, what seemed […]

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Quitters are Winners

February 11, 2010

Just look at this kid and try to tell me he isn’t going to be a fearless athlete. Here he is yesterday, drug on our second trip out trouncing and sledding around the neighborhood. Clearly ready to beat the snot out of any snow man that tries to ruin his day. Give Benjamin an accessory […]

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Fierce

February 7, 2010

escape from cubicle nation by pamela slim Somewhere in the midst of this past week, prescription more about filled with exciting client meetings, this pitches, crash-course accounting, and just about no sleep I saw this picture and gasped out loud. “What?” Brad asked. “Oh, nothing – just a picture of Benjamin. I miss him.” It’s […]

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