Just a Messy Mixed Tape of a Mind

I’m going to zip through a random dumping of thoughts here. Brace yourselves. 🙂 Some days, these days are so amazing; and, sometimes, these days are SO tough. I haven’t been able to make a lot of sense out of why it’s like that, since it’s not like much is changing right now. But, then…

I Hate the Term New Normal

I’m sitting here, this Friday evening–and, all I keep thinking is HOW is already Friday? This past week both flew by and inched along, somehow simultaneously. (This blog post was actually started on Sunday. I feel like that was just yesterday, also it feels like last year.) This week, we started distance learning. My teen…

Hey Extrovert, You’re Gonna be Fine

Another week of self-quarantine has wrapped up in my house. We’re at week two, day four now. (My husband and I take a shot each night to count the days, and to celebrate getting through the day. 😉 ) Today, the official ‘shelter-in-place’ order kicked in. It won’t really change anything for us. (The biggest…

The B Side of my Life

It’s funny how my last post, and this post will seem so different. When I read back my last post, I feel like someone completely in control. In this one, I will be someone totally out of control. Both are my truths. In the days of social media perfection, and social media ‘planned imperfection’, I’m…

Self Isolating, and Home Schooling

These days, you guys. These days. ((sigh)) As a family of five, we have chosen to self-isolate. My children’s father is asthmatic, so a higher risk, and we are taking this seriously. (The way we see it…there is no harm spending a few weeks of our lives living on the safe side. There IS harm…