A dark, cold cloud hovers in the sky. As children swim in an empty pool. Waves crash, With a looming shadow on ocean surface, Fiona is building her confidence in the water. Today they both catch air. Over and over. I told my kids I wasn’t going to swim today. No way. As I type […]
Category: a new beginning
“All the teachers signed” Fiona said on our way home from Fremont School for the Deaf. She said it spontaneously after we had been driving for at least a half hour. She had a smile on her face when I looked at her in my rear-view mirror. Then she talked about how they use a […]
I’m a parent. I’m an artist. I’m an activist. I’m working on many projects and am trying to streamline, so I’m going to start brainstorming. The weather is strange today. Windy, rainy, late May. Cold, suprisingly cold. I want to be a creative activist. I have several areas of focus. My medium is visual art, […]
I’ve been wanting to write, but not finding the time. Finally got in the studio! Feeling creative again! Feeling relieved, Fiona’s IEP is finished, she’s set up for Kindergarten, at our Homeschool!!! We get to walk! So happy about that. And, the BIG news is I took my blood tests on Saturday and my lipids […]
The Final Stage, the last segment, the final chapter, I don’t know what to call it, but a few decisions I’ve made in the past two months, the first one, transitioning to Veganism, and the other decision that I finalized today, to send our kids to our local homeschool, (it’s called our homeschool, but it’s […]
Being a parent is the same no matter how you become a mom.
Happy. Made my bed. Thought I was cured. Thought I had it all figured out. Lined the sides of my bed with dirty laundry stacked flat. Told the person I thought was in charge I was feeling better, I was ready to wash my clothes. She gleamed, smiled wonderful. “Where’s the washer and dryer?” I […]