Category Archives: work

The Fold and the Beautiful

I’ve spoken at length about not having time for myself – specifically to create or learn new stuff.  I want to learn to sew.  I mean, really sew.  Not just nap mat covers.  I desperately want to learn to crochet.  … Continue reading

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Ulysses S. Rant

I’ve been seriously disenchanted with my job lately, which is actually unusual.  Part of it is a change of culture; in the past 6 months or so, we’ve lost our next 2 rungs in the ladder making things feel a … Continue reading

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In One Career and Out the Other

Dear 21 year old me, How are things?  Fine?  How’s that education degree coming?  You still have a 4.0?  That’s awesome.  Enjoy it.  Seriously. It won’t last. I want to talk to you about the future.  Your/my future. When it … Continue reading

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Cube-ism

Sometimes I find myself in some sort of mental time warp.  I am able to quite clearly remember how I used to view things as a child and how I thought things would be when I “grew up.”  Mothers and … Continue reading

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Little Piss Sunshine

I think I’ve mentioned before that I have a work husband.  We have an interesting and always-shifting relationship (platonic, of course) in which he alternates between behaving like an older uncle-type figure and a silly little brother.  He’s a life-long … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Bladder (or How To Go With the Flow)

I’ve had a whole bunch going on lately.  Work has been relentless with more travel than usual.  Things with Stella became more complicated this week out of the blue, so we’re trying to process and figure out how to reset … Continue reading

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Nurse of the Mummy

I haven’t talked about boobs in a long time so I figured I was due.  Yes, I’m still nursing Felix.  I’m not tired of nursing my son, but I am getting really really tired of the pumping. For a while … Continue reading

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Every Tom, Dickens, and Harry

We’re still working our way through the Xmas season here.  I must admit, I’m fighting some holiday blues.  I couldn’t tell you why.  It just seems things aren’t/haven’t been working out the way they’re “supposed” to.  I know, I know. … Continue reading

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Dressed Side Story

Getting dressed has become a huge pain in the ass.  As a matter of fact, short of bathing suit shopping, there is very little out there in the “personal care” category that can make me feel worse.  And lucky me, … Continue reading

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Patchwork Guilt

We had a play date at Chuck E. Cheese on Saturday with some friends of ours.  We hadn’t been in a while and since this was to be a “down” weekend, it seemed like a great idea.  We showed up … Continue reading

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