In this seventh installment of Strange Love we find ourselves sitting in a dark room with Martin (a drunk Englishman wearing a pirate shirt).Well drunk... may be a little bit of an overstatement...and Englishman may be a bit of an exaggeration since he's also spent his fair share of time in the states...and pirate shirt … Continue reading strange love episode 007: my martin
On Thursday while all of you were busy doing whatever it is you do I was standing on a chair pulling down the makeshift branches of the weeping willow my mother and I made for K's birthday party when I saw a familiar car pull up. I stepped down from the chair to peer out … Continue reading in a handbasket…
yes. yes. yes.We've spent the month of March saying Happy Birthday to a new person each time a new day dawns.Almost literally.Today marks the last in a long line of March birthdays...A day so important that you would think I would have done... more.A day that I should throw my all into and ensure that … Continue reading another birthday?
That young face with its tight lipped smile and long unruly hair is my dear friend Martin as he was when I met him more than a decade ago.More than a decade.For over a third of my life Martin has been a fixture in it.Whether near or far he's always in my thoughts. I always … Continue reading to my friend
I normally don't talk about "woman troubles" here.I think that was by designbut some days... some days I just have to say what I need to say.to get off my chest what is bothering mebe it real or imaginary...or maybe just intensely amplified.You know what I'm saying? Yeah... you know what I'm saying.If you don't … Continue reading tears of insanity and fish
Faith.In my life I have been accused more times than I care to count of not having any.I try not to take it personally. I try not to cringe at the thought of a person's mind being so narrowed that they believe that I lack all faith simply because I don't share theirs.Faith is sometimes … Continue reading when there’s nothing else
as this labor intensive weekend finally draws to a close I have a treat for all of you (if you're still around after the whining about parties and birthday cake pictures that is).This week's episode of Strange Love finds us with the bubblewench. A long time friend of the Kaos family who has an interesting … Continue reading strange love episode 006: the bubblewench
I wrote this long ass post.well I wrote half of it.It was all about the early wake up on Easter and stuff...It was really long. REALLY LONGand also really boring. and whiny. and not really funny.so instead I will tell you that after she was done eating breakfast (I am that mean mom that makes … Continue reading H E double hockey sticks: special easter edition
we're still getting ready for K's party Saturday morning...All I can say is that I'm late. I'm late for a very important date.No time to say Hello...GOODBYEI'm late. I'm late. I'm late.
I declined to talk yesterday about something of the utmost importance.Well I didn't talk about it here.It was a conscious choice.Truth be told I'm not sure why I made it.Yesterday though... was K's sixth birthday.My little girl has gone from thisto thisin six years...It took a lot for her to get from there to here. … Continue reading yesterday