The scents and sounds of sisters

There hasn't been much snow this year, but the sharp temperatures have still been painful. So when a true snow day appeared on Friday, the kids were giddy. Unfortunately for The Hare, snow does not prohibit school from happening. And since we had already taken a few days off for gymnastics, there was much work … Continue reading The scents and sounds of sisters

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

The Sisters We Aren’t Born With

This memoir post was inspired by a writing prompt given last Tuesday by Write On Edge. I wrapped my arms around her, burying my face in her neck, trying hard not to cry. She smelled of Chinese Food and suntan lotion. “I love you,” she said, “and I’ll see you soon.” “I love you too,” … Continue reading The Sisters We Aren’t Born With

Sister Friends

"Are you kidding me?!" I said loudly, shoving unwanted papers into a recycling pile. "Seriously, this is due Friday?" "Yes, ma'am, " said The Hare quietly, "I'm sorry I forgot." "Yeah, me too, because you don't have until Friday. You have until Wednesday night because I'm leaving Thursday afternoon." "But that's in like two days! … Continue reading Sister Friends

Guest Post: Shelley

I am a little sad that my guest posts are coming to an end. It has been a lot of fun getting to know other bloggers on a more personal level. This month has felt like a support group, a virtual hug of encouragement. Ironically these guest posts couldn't have come at a better time … Continue reading Guest Post: Shelley