Posted in September 2011

Day 334 – Wine o’clock

Kids are finally in bed. TV is on, though I’m not really paying attention. Comfy sweater. Fuzzy blanket. Chilled Chardonnay. Being thankful that today is done, and that tomorrow is another day. Advertisements

Day 333 – Dance Like EVERYONE is Watching.

You’ve probably heard (seen, read, over-digested) one of the many versions of this quote a ridiculous amount of times in your existence: “You’ve gotta’ dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt. Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.” – William W. Purkey But to (part of) … Continue reading

Day 332 – NOM

I love baking.  I also love trying something new.  Working with puff pastry is not nearly as scary since  you don’t have to make it from scratch now that it’s readily available pre-rolled, in sheets, in the freezer section of your grocery store. Still, spending a few quiet minutes baking something new… getting everything organised… … Continue reading

Day 331 – I hate my job (or do I?)

I was feeling mopey today.  Lonely.  Sad.  Overwhelmed. Before having kids, I never used to be much for going out.  I mean, I’ve always been social and rarely went long periods without hanging out with someone, but I’d often pick watching a movie at home with a friend over going to a bar.  The strange … Continue reading

Day 330 – Dots and Stripes

I have my first class this term at the University of Ottawa theatre department tomorrow. It’s my third year as a professor and I love it whole heartedly. I’m nervous. I’m excited. I still have prep-work to do. I don’t know what to wear. But through the nerves, there’s one major calming element: My pad … Continue reading

Day 329 – C’est assez! (Or No More Hot Dogs!)

Some Twitter moms have recently made comments on my usage of the #lazymom hashtag saying that it devalues me… that I am a strong, confident and successful mom who shouldn’t focus on my low points.    While I use the #hashtag with tongue firmly planted in cheek 99%, the comments did make me reconsider the accuracy … Continue reading