Natural consequences

AS I WAITED FOR MY GARAGE DOOR TO OPEN yesterday afternoon, I was met by Eli, who was fixing to leave on his bike with his basketball. He's been enjoying that we live close to basketball courts, but it's been too cold to play outside. He has discovered that sometimes, his school is open after … Continue reading Natural consequences

Until we meet again

    I hate goodbyes. Really, I do.  Goodbye seems so final. So permanent.  Nothing GOOD about it. Is anyone "good" at saying goodbye? I'm not. I get all weepy and blubbery and words fail me.  It isn't pretty. Instead of saying goodbye, I have decided that I prefer "until we meet again," which holds … Continue reading Until we meet again

Three-on-one

In hockey, three-on-one means there are three offensive players driving towards the goal with only one other defender between them and the goal. It's not a good spot to be in if you're the netminder. While my husband is away, playing hockey in Toronto, I have been feeling like the outnumbered defenders. So, even though … Continue reading Three-on-one