On Valentine’s Day


February 14, 2014

On Valentine’s Day

I have many friends who dislike holidays almost as a rule. I have always had a hard time with this, being a sucker for Christmas and Halloween in particular, plus a strong love/hate relationship with birthdays. My relationship with holidays is mixed but tightly woven and hard to just shake off. When I think about Valentine’s Day, however, I start to understand my friends’ dislike of the holiday structure.


December 9, 2011

Dark Dreams

I had a set of dreams lastnight. Horrible. Totally cliche, but I was in them 100% emotionally and I’m still having difficulty breaking away from them now. In them my daughter died, and I was missing her to the point I’m tearing up just writing this. And it was frustrating because for some reason there…Read More


November 6, 2005

No More Teacher’s Dirty Looks…

I know I said I’d be posting Halloween stuff a few days ago, and, clearly, I have not done so.

The fact is that I’m working through a stress filled week, and I haven’t even gotten myself around to taking pictures of the kids’ costumes.


September 12, 2005

Ariel Pulminaris and Pices Felis

As I said yesterday, I had more to write about Evie’s party. I didn’t get lots of pictures of the party itself, as I was too busy setting it up, running it, and making sure it ran smoothly. I did get a couple of pictures, though.


September 11, 2005

Dragon Tales

birthday was in July… but with summer birthdays, many friends are out of town, plus her parents couldn’t get their act together….) and I completed most of the projects I was working on for her. The biggest project by far was the dragon, which I posted about earlier.