Cafe Confusion

My teenage daughter has discovered the sweet bliss of cafe mocha. It's like hot chocolate on steroids. Although I have avoided letting her start such a decadent and addictive morning ritual, high school has introduced her to a whole new world of temptations. She likes to bring a hot drink out to the bus stop. … Continue reading Cafe Confusion

Doesn’t anyone deliver coffee?

I have been completely distracted today. My brain can not grab on to any one thought for more than a few seconds. The first alarm went off around 5:15 this morning, followed by a series of drawer slams and flashes of light in the hallway. I pulled the covers over my head and hid, while … Continue reading Doesn’t anyone deliver coffee?

Nothing to see here people. Move along, move along.

"STOP THE CAR! STOP THE CAR!" shouted The Hare from the backseat. I started to feel a little light-headed halfway through The Hare's dentist appointment. Her appointment was at nine, perfect for a breakfast date on the way home. She slept until just before we had to leave, but I had been up for a … Continue reading Nothing to see here people. Move along, move along.

I’m a music supporter, but not at 7:30 in the morning

The house first yawns at 5:30 in the morning. The Tortoise slips into the shower. At 5:45 I feel DW roll out of bed and trudge to our bathroom while Luna and I snuggle deeper under the covers. No later than 6:10 I am in the kitchen prepping coffee, packing lunches and making a list … Continue reading I’m a music supporter, but not at 7:30 in the morning

Little girls, big girls and everything in between

Two days after we returned from Maui, my best friend E came to visit us from Georgia. Over the years, each trip seems to get longer and longer. There never seems to be enough hours together, and this recent visit was no exception. This time, we got her for 12 days. There was also the … Continue reading Little girls, big girls and everything in between