Monthly Archives: October 2009
My house is full of six little girls, squealing, talking, whispering, running around. And one tired little boy who wants to stay awake and play with the girls. But who didn’t make it.
Hottie’s daughter arrived last night and the house is full of an energy and vitality that doesn’t exist when she’s not here. Little Man is occupied with staring at his big sister, and is big enough now that he tries … Continue reading
Hottie’s little niece today proudly proclaimed that she wants to be a police officer when she’s grown up. “Why?” I asked her. “Because then no one can mess with me!” “Well, do you want to be a federal officer like … Continue reading
I opened the refrigerator’s door and stared inside. I had just looked inside the pantry as well and saw the same thing. “We have nothing to eat.” I told Hottie who was sitting in the living room watching TV. And … Continue reading
Hottie and I have a a neighbor (not the neighbor who got married on Friday, but a different one) who had a male roommate living with her at one point. I knew the roommate would be interesting when our neighbor … Continue reading
My weekends always start with a long list of things that I want to take care of. The privilege of not having children meant that I could actually get those things done. Now with a baby, I’m lucky if I … Continue reading
Hottie and I went to our neighbor’s wedding last night. The bride looked beautiful and happy, and the ceremony was performed by her brother who made it personal and memorable. During the reception, Hottie leans over to me and asks, … Continue reading
Mom, look! Isn’t this the coolest thing ever! Ms Jennifer got me this and I LOVE it!
When Hottie and I first started going out, I used the word sulking quite liberally. Matter of fact, I threw in the word into as many conversations as I could just to watch his face scrunch up and roll his … Continue reading