Tag Archives: Musing

Recent Conversation with My Nine-Year-Old

On Black Friday: Me, as I stepped in the door after work: Hurry, let’s get to the store before they close today.  They are having a 25% off  Black Friday sale! Plum, reading her book without looking up: But if … Continue reading

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Rediscovering the Joy of Running

“1-2, 1-2”, I found myself pounding along the concrete road.  I breezed through Mile 1, shedding the jitters of trying to make it to the start line on time, the wait, the starter horn.  I looked around my surrounding, people … Continue reading

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Happiness is…

… having that first sip of wine at the end of the day while preparing supper.

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Here’s Something for Santa… and His Reindeers

Happy holidays, everyone!  May you celebrate this holiday season with those you love and cherish.  And above all, ENJOY it whenever and however you can!  

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Bedtime: Part Deux

You know how in the movies, where parents would kiss their child good night, turn off the light, and walk out of the room peacefully undisturbed?  Well, that scene never happens in my house.  Bedtime routine in my house is at … Continue reading

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Heroes During Bedtime

10pm, Plum is still awake, happily chatting, while I desperately wish that she would just fall asleep. Me: Good night, Plum. Plum: Mommy when I grow up I want to make a mark in this world. Me: I see. Plum: … Continue reading

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Motherhood Chronicle: Separation Anxiety, Mine

First they let go of your bosom, then your goodbye kisses and hugs. I hate to fathom what will they give away next?!
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