What you say hurts as much as how you say it

It would probably be safe to eat off her bathroom floor. Actually, her house is so clean that it would probably be safe to eat out of her toilet bowls. I don't know how she does it all, seriously. There are active children in her house, large animals and a husband. Meals are always prepared, … Continue reading What you say hurts as much as how you say it

Season of Allegro

The string quartet swayed together, their bodies rolling with each beat of  Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, drawing me step by step down the aisle. My heart pumped in time with my feet, carrying me body and soul, closer and closer to this man I love, until we stood face to face, our breath intertwined, … Continue reading Season of Allegro

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall

This post is inspired by Red Writing Hood. Red Writing Hood is a writing meme. It is  fiction or non-fiction with a word limit of 600. This writing prompt is sponsored by The Red Dress Club. The topic this week was Sloth: laziness of the spirit, apathy. “So you finally decided to take a shower. What … Continue reading Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall

Friday Flip Offs 3/18: Vomiting Children and Unwelcome Pajama Days

I woke up in my clothes this morning, and I don't remember if that was a conscious choice or not. Is that a bad sign? A feverish, dry-heave shaking, wrapped in blankets, very weary friday flip off goes to stomach viruses. At 4am Thursday morning I was awakened by The Hare panting and crying by the side of the … Continue reading Friday Flip Offs 3/18: Vomiting Children and Unwelcome Pajama Days

Romantic Endings

I pulled a crumpled piece of paper out of the bottom of The Hare's backpack Wednesday morning. "What's this and how long has it been here?" I asked. Glimpses of kissing red hearts peeked out of one corner. A vague memory that Valentine's Day was a mere 5 days away suddenly loomed over my head. "I don't … Continue reading Romantic Endings