My two kids, Four years old And eight years old, They love potty talk. They are BOLD. And they are GROSS. And they are (I hate to admit it) FUNNY. Their favorite words currently: Butt Fart Pee-pee Toot “Beefy” butt Butt cheek Toilet Poop Diarrhea (Also, just add “head” as a suffix to any of […]
Each day As I sit with my laptop My husband Is nearby. “Whatcha writin’ about?” He sometimes asks. “What should I write about?” I sometimes ask. Tonight, stuck for ideas, I turned to him. “Give me a topic to write about.” “Write about your enduring love for your husband,” he said. How […]
Sleepy little guy Close your eyes I’m turning on the night. When the night turns on Stars twinkle on tiptoes The moon glows bright.
From the top Of a steep And deep Ski trail Four girls Seven Eight Nine Ten Years old Plow through Pillows of snow Jumping off Bumps Crashing through Branches and boughs They cheer And yell And hollar And hoot They are loud And fast And strong Just like […]
I have a confession to make. About a week ago I went through the entire house Top to bottom And secretly gathered up Every single Toy gun. Mind you I don’t allow toy guns. But they have snuck into our home anyway. It started as sticks in the shape of guns Then […]
Yesterday afternoon, I was busy writing in the kitchen when all of a sudden I heard CRASH! BANG! SLAM! coming from the play room. I could hear distinct sound of legos being spilled, and block towers coming down. With only a few sentences left to go, I typed quickly, finished my thought, and […]
We Eastern skiers We like to say “We’re born from ice.” What that really means is It’s cold here It’s icy And the snow isn’t very deep But we ski on it anyway. I have worked out Almost every day since November In preparation for Those rare powder days. Waking before dawn […]