Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday

It’s nearly 10 p.m. on Holy Saturday, a day I love nearly as much as Easter itself. The cleaning, the cooking, the getting out boxes of Easter decorations, the hunting for sandals that will match the dress that may or may not be too summery for the odd weather....
On the menu 3.31.13

On the menu 3.31.13

This week’s menus, all subject to change of plans, whims, and food cravings, but not opportunities to go out unless there’s a free gift card involved as I’m no longer on the corporate dole and we have to budget more carefully. Sunday: Easter! Making a...

In a rhythm

Day 4 of Working from Home, Part 2, is starting to feel less weird. The quiet, sunny house, the sudden arrival of the school bus at 3 p.m., and the work itself is all coming together and creating a new daily pattern. I’m beginning to understand more of the big...

One Dimension and That’s What He Said

The first part of this title refers to a) the alternate name by which Derek refers to Kate’s favorite band, One Direction, when he wants to get a rise out of her (reminds me of my dad, who totally did the same kinds of things to us girls ALL THE TIME) and b) a small...

Found it

Today was my first day of Working From Home, Redux. After six months away I am supposed to have learned sage lessons and understood everything I was missing. And I did. But I’ll be honest: I was a little lonely. Derek didn’t come home for lunch and it gets...