Category Archives: perfectly imperfect

Things I’m Afraid to Tell You (Part One)

We all have parts of ourselves and our lives that we deem too messy, too dark, too boring, too sad, too embarrassing, too controversial to share.  When I saw Creature Comfort’s Things I’m Afraid to Tell You project I was … Continue reading

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A Good Dose of Reality

Sometimes I get these pictures in my head that look a little too much like something I saw on the internet.  And then I get crazy ideas that I can make our real life look like something I saw on … Continue reading

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No Better Than the Rest

Hello April – you’re turning into that month I forgot to blog.  But two things of note have happened recently: First, I died last week.  I was literally a corpse for seven whole days.  I got strep throat from the … Continue reading

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My Birthday Almost Sucked, but now I’m 30

I don’t spend a lot of time dwelling on all the hard parts of being a single parent.  I love my kids and that makes up for most of what is missing.  But there are times when I really feel … Continue reading

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Outside of My Comfort Zone

I never take pictures of myself.  In fact, I hardly ever find myself in front of anyone’s camera.  It might take hired help and a large magnifying glass to find very many pictures of me taken in the last few … Continue reading

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My New Year Resolutions, 2012

I survived the holidays. I didn’t want it all to feel so perfunctory, but it did and as soon as it was over I breathed a big sigh of relief. The day after Christmas, I took down the tree and … Continue reading

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Sometimes things just fall apart

If you had asked me today how I am doing, I would have told you I am fine.  I am good.  Life is great.  I might have told you the good news about a wedding I booked for next month, or … Continue reading

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