Sleep…you mysterious bedfellow…

I went to bed around 3 last night. I have been lucky enough to spend most of the Summer of 2012 awake. I’m not sure why or how I got this lucky but I did. Last night as I sat reading a silly romance novel (They don’t actually keep me up. Even when I’m reading a gripping tale I can still fall asleep.), a friend in Rome was commenting on a Facebook post of mine. They were getting up and going to Florence and I hadn’t even closed my eyes yet. I knew then that today would be a highly … 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…