Tag: life

Pillow Talk V

I wake early on account of our new fur-baby sleeping in a box down in the living room. Through a weird set of circumstances late Friday night, HH and I came into possession of a 6-month-old male bunny, whom we have dubbed “Thumper.” Like all new mothers, I am […]

Sentimental Journeys

I have always viewed myself as unsentimental. Oh, sure. I religiously kept baby books for my children, and there is a box in the barn dedicated to early artwork, bits of pottery, class projects and so forth that my own children accumulated over the years. Mind you, in […]

The Second

Once there has been a first, There can only be a second. A second place, A second glance, A second chance. Too late to be first, I will be your last, If I am first in your heart For all the seconds Our lives allow. (Writing Prompt: SECOND, part of […]

Pillow Talk IV

I am fully awakened this morning by HH bounding up the stairs with all the grace of a vaguely lethargic camel. With heaters still running in spite of a gloriously sunshiney Saturday, we had spent a somewhat restless night in our muggy and airless bedroom, HH being averse to all […]

Three Births and a Funeral

It’s that time of year again… my winterly nesting urge has struck. Between obtaining more chickens and looking to add a few more fish to my tank, I am hoping this will satisfy the “mother” side of Mother Hen. “At your age?” you may ask, “Aren’t you a little […]