Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Bliss 46

1. Quality child care takes the sting out of having to work. 2. Leftovers. 3. Finally weaning myself off caffeine. 4. Little daily connections with the kids. 5. Straw bags.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Bliss 45

1. Checking things off the To Do list.

2. Kindergarten plays.

3. Minty lipgloss.

4. Pasta with ricotta and spinach.

5. Patrick saying to me, "Everything you put on looks good."

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Bliss 44

1. A brave kid trying out for the school musical.

2. Last year's clothes still fitting.

3. Competent mechanics.

4. A gift of new dining room chairs.

5. Sometimes feeling like a grown up.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Bliss 43

1. A good appraisal.

2. Friday.

3. Slate Culture Gabfest and Slate Political Gabfest.

4. My 5 year old telling his friend who is moving away for a year, "I love you. Have fun!" What else is there to say?

5. Moving forward.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Bliss 42

1. Fits of giggles in the kitchen with Tim.
2. Braised brisket and parmesan asparagus.
3. Apple-carrot-ginger juice for breakfast.
4. A clean bathtub.
5. Werner Herzog Reads Where's Waldo.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Bliss 41

1. Making a big decision and moving on.
2. Sun and time outside.
3. Tim making up silly lyrics to pop songs and the kids laughing, "Sing it again!"
4. 70's style platform shoes.
5. Shedding belongings.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Bliss 40

1. Red shouldered hawk in the apple tree this morning.

2. Owen spotted it with his eagle eyes.

3. Owen said today was "elegant day" at school, so he wore a white button-down shirt. So handsome.

4. Nora forgives me and moves on after I speak sharply to her. I wish I could be as flexible with her.

5. This video. I mean, dude.