Category Archives: Thoughts and meditations

Holiday

We finally took one. We went to a place called Great Wolf Lodge here in Virginia. It has a full-sized indoor water park, an arcade, magical quests within the resort, a rock wall, a mini-golf course, and hula hoop dance … Continue reading

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Sleep and the wonders of naps

I came home early today from school. My tummy was wrong and I was really tired. My son had a tummy thing going on all weekend and he may have passed a milder version on to me. Anyway, I came … Continue reading

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Pancakes

So, this morning my husband was making pancakes for the kids and tried to make a smiley face. It really didn’t work; it turned out really badly. One kids said we should take a picture and put it on my … Continue reading

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Days sans kids

Had a couple of days without the kids. It was strange. But it was nice to reconnect with my husband and talk about things other than whether the kids can play video games or not. We rarely talk about important … Continue reading

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Early riser

There was a time when I would stay up all night and sleep during the day. Summer vacations when I was in high school, I’d wake up around 3 PM, watch MTV (when they still played music) until the parents … Continue reading

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Sorry

I took a bit of a break. I had finals that I was worried about and then a 5 day break, during which my parents came to visit. That was wonderful as I hadn’t seen them in a year. My … Continue reading

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Randomness and a lesson learned

Sorry, clinicals and the resulting homework have kept me busy these last few days. I’m doing my psychiatric section and it’s interesting. And that’s about all I’m allowed to say about it. 🙂 My sister and I have chatted a … Continue reading

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But, what do I know?

I have no expertise. I am a perennial student and housewife. I am about to finally start on my first career next year. What do I know? Well, I know that it’s worth trying new things. I know that being … Continue reading

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Clothes don’t make the woman (or man)

My feel good manifesto (it has nothing to do with green and thrifty): My husband told me I looked just like a 1950’s housewife yesterday. I was flattered, as that was the look I’d been going for. I’m not a … Continue reading

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Wealth

I am grateful for what I have. I am starting to realize that I have enough. It hasn’t really sunk in yet though. Like all Americans, I was raised on the American Dream. Rugged independence, and the idea that anyone … Continue reading

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