Excavating

Homes sweet homes

June 30, 2010

Eden is hosting the Gimme Shelter carnival. Go on over to see the other people’s shelters and maybe add your own. Here are highlights from the places I’ve lived. Family of origin. Sheri, Tami and I shared a basement bedroom during my school years. We didn’t feel squished or deprived of daylight — it just […]

My watershed moment: the breakthrough I needed to become a mom

April 20, 2010

I’m re-running a post from my archives that I found during my move. If you are in the throes of infertility, this one’s for you. ~~~~~ That’s not me in the photo. At least I don’t think so. October, 2000. I am on the therapist’s table. She leads me to a relaxed state of deeper […]

If I go any deeper I may turn into Hope

December 8, 2009

If you’ve been keeping up with my tweets this last few weeks, you know that Season 1 of thirtysomething came in for me at the library. And that I watched all 21 episodes in a week. And still it was not enough. I also checked out the thirtysomething songbook. So indulge me with my first […]

Show & Tell: Wedding invitation

November 5, 2009

This past week, Roger and I marked the 15th anniversary of our engagement (click all images to magnify). As longtime readers may guess, we are not the traditional type that would have a traditional wedding. Or traditional wedding invitations. And before we had children, we were big film aficionados. These were the RSVP cards. And, […]

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