My alternate life

My alternate life

It (hopefully) goes without saying that I love our life as it is. But sometimes I dream about our alternate, tetherless life. Here’s what it looks like. Derek and I both have “mobile” jobs that can be done from anywhere. Probably we’re business...
Crafty little girl

Crafty little girl

Last night, Sophia and Jonathan were bouncing off the walls as Derek and I tried in vain to get them settled down for bed. Finally I told Sophia she needed to set an example and she must stop this instant or I wouldn’t let her go downstairs with Kate (a rare...
Proud mama

Proud mama

Kate has been in a tomboy phase and an “I’m embarrassed about every living thing” phase lately. The former is fine, I think, for a nine-year-old. The latter? She’s too young for that. I feel like that’s a junior high phase and that...

24 hours

Amazing the difference a day makes. I stand by yesterday’s post but am no longer burning up over it. Whew. In other news, my dad was in a car accident today in Billings. I don’t know much except that he’s okay, the other driver is okay, and the car...
Things that can get you fired (by me)

Things that can get you fired (by me)

 I’m not a prima donna, I swear. I work really, really hard on every story, every word, every piece of web copy, and I always try to turn in something that exceeds my client’s expectations. But we are in the business of communications, and clients who only...