Introverted bliss.

It’s quiet. I’d almost forgotten what this feels like. It’s just after 8:00 in the morning and I’ve already gotten three kids off to school and been to the grocery store. I’ve missed these days. I’ve missed the freedom. To be able to look at the day before me and decide what I want orContinue reading “Introverted bliss.”

I need my kids to go back to school.

There’s definitely a sense of laziness that descends during the summer. The change of schedule and lack of solitude really leave me out of sorts. And the fact is, I never get used to it. I just stay out of sorts until school starts again and my little vultures are out of the house duringContinue reading “I need my kids to go back to school.”

The North Carolina Zoo with four kids. Because they’re not wild enough.

I wish I had something profound to say, but I don’t. I feel like I’m running on fumes this summer. That’s pretty typical really. My kids are home and I feel like I’m on call 24/7. During the school year, I get a glorious seven hours a day ALONE. Sure, there are errands some daysContinue reading “The North Carolina Zoo with four kids. Because they’re not wild enough.”