Yep, the title kind of says it all about how I felt this week. For those of you who have limited to no knowledge of Yiddish (or haven’t spent a good amount of time with any Jews) – to kvell means to be happy and proud about something…often one’s children. Proud to the point of being ready to burst…to the point of happy tears. Last… Read More
Archives for May 2013
mom·ster — \ˈmäm-stər\ noun 1: A Mom of abnormally voluminous attitude, or a Mom who normally deviates from acceptable “mom” behavior. 2: A Mom who threatens. 3: A terrifying Mom. 4: A highly successful Mom. Examples: Those mommy cliques at the park are full of Momsters who think their toddlers poop doesn’t stink. I try not to be a Momster, but… Read More
I was having a conversation with my boss this week about a funeral of someone neither of us knew personally…a teacher and a coach who had passed away from brain cancer. She was sharing an experience someone had at his funeral, a celebration of his life of sorts… the thought of it made both of us tear up and it… Read More
snug-gle-a-ble – (snʌg əl ə bəl) adjective 1: having qualities that make one easy to snuggle with [i.e., warmth, coziness, maybe softness depending and sometimes (if you like dudes) self-confidence, nice arms, and a good cologne] Examples: My daughter is so snuggleable that when we cuddle on the couch, I don’t even need a blanket. OR Being snuggleable is in my Top… Read More
I finally was able to go for a post-race jog/walk this morning, and I think I’ve mentioned before (or maybe I haven’t, it’s been a long week), that’s where I get some of my best thinking done. It’s a kind of meditation for me…I look at the greening of the trees and the beautiful Spring flowers, all the houses in… Read More
Things I think about later in the evening…patience is one of my lessons to learn in this life, and my favorite animal is the turtle. Hmmm….