Life lessons

I learned a lot this week. I learned a lot of lessons that I will always carry with me. I learned (and was reminded) that there is no I in team. It takes every single person to achieve success. I learned that central air is not to be taken for granted. I learned that expectations are best kept low and then you will never be disappointed. I learned that some things will exceed your wildest expectations and you will miss them when they are gone. I learned that kids always know the truth and know right from wrong. I learned … Read more…

things i like

things i like today 10/16/11…. i like the book i am reading so much – The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. It is such a visual book. It appeals to my artsy side…do I have another side anyway? I am reading it slowly so I can devour every image. Here’s a line “The past stays on you the way powdered sugar stays on your fingers.” i like pinterest. I cannot get enough of it! It has preschool projects, cool clothes, any idea you could possibly imagine! It is a time suck though in a big way. i like my nanowrimo … Read more…

I sat with a ghost at baseball today

I took the kids to watch one of Alex’s games today. The sky was polka dotted with white and grey clouds. The air was crisp enough to throw a scarf on. A perfect afternoon for a game – or two. I sat in the same set of bleachers on a strangely similar day almost three years ago, October 5, 2008. But on that day I sat with my Dad. Dad drove down to stay with me for the weekend while Justin was in San Francisco at a wedding. We had a weekend full of baseball just like we do this … Read more…