What a difference a week makes. A mere six days ago, we were introducing the boys to the ocean. It wasn’t “warm,” but it was sunny and pleasant. Since Thursday, it has been snowing off and on in Portland. And practically the whole city shut down. It’s not that we are wimpy about snow. We […]
I have a new post up at What To Expect. It’s a new milestone, and about how our house exploded. Please check it out!
I have kids. They are twins. They are boys. They are eighteen months old. Here they are. It’s the most cliched statement in the world to say that having kids changes you. It’s a true statement. But it’s also an obnoxious statement. It’s often implied that when you change, you change for the better. Even […]
So, continuing on the theme of public disclosure for my personal goals. I posted a while ago about needing, but not wanting, to exercise (Internet, Tell Me What To Do). And I got a lot of great advice! Since then, I’ve tried pilates, and I was not expecting to like it. But I did! I […]
I dislike New Years resolutions. I don’t think the concept of resolution in itself is bad. I get irritated with the hype and the commercialization. Like, you can’t hope to improve yourself without spending money at a gym. And you do need to improve yourself. You couldn’t possibly be just fine the way you are. […]