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The Must-Have Man List

December 17, 2009

Do you know what you would want from a man if he popped into your life (not what you need, but what you want)? Here’s a starter list of some man qualities I think are mandatory before he can be single mom worthy: 1. Respect for you and the kids. 2. He should like you […]

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Man things (and a video)

September 30, 2009

When I first started dating John Bear his dog drove me crazy. Every time I would come over Murphy would jump on me, scratching my bare legs with his thick doggy claws and if he wasn’t jumping he was panting and staring at me, all the while emitting a subtle doggy smell. When I put […]

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The Easter Man

April 12, 2009

My son can’t wait to be a man.  You don’t have to know him very well to instantly see that inside of this little three-year-old is a strong, tough guy waiting to come out and do man things all day. Take my Uncle Dennis’ truck for example. There is no place on Earth Benjamin would […]

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Sweet Nothings

December 29, 2008

Mr. Man is still sending them to me, in letters and in voicemails. He misses me and wants to do whatever he can to get back into our lives. I do miss him but I just can’t. Besides he’s far, far away now – off on that rocket ship – so we have some time […]

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The point of no return.

November 25, 2008

“I’m sorry I was so short with you on Sunday,” I told Mr. Man. My fears got the best of me last weekend and I felt like a schmuck. “It’s okay. You’re probably stressed. I still can’t believe how much you do – you never stop… ever. I mean, it’s just too much for one […]

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Guess Who?

October 24, 2008

Snippets from random phone conversations I had tonight between: Benjamin my sister a man who shall remain untalked about, and my mother. Guess who said what: “I had another dream about you last night. This time we were at a coffee shop and this guy gave you all of the day old croissants. You were […]

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