Monthly Archives: August 2010

perhaps adulthood is overrated?

Does anyone else struggle with this? Or am I the only person on the planet who believes that at age 53 she should feel like an adult, and doesn’t? I remember thinking that I would be all big and fancy … Continue reading

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on being a grownup

I am certain the grown up thing to blog about during my grown up (53!) birthday week would be the signs of maturity, adulthood, comfort in my own skin, peace within. All that stuff. Yawn. Last night we started the … Continue reading

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about that angle

Yesterday someone gave me advice about my photography. It was about not getting too wacky with weird angles, and paying attention to the horizon line. She said it made the viewer feel like they were falling backwards. It was hard … Continue reading

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i’ll take ice with that…

I have no words. Or humor. Come back tomorrow when I am bearable. Or at least not the crankiest person on the planet. Unless you have popsicles with you. Then you can stay.

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there should be a law against this…

I’m talking about¬† school starting before Labor Day. It’s just not right. I am not ready. For early mornings, three people sharing the coffee pot. For having a daughter who isn’t walking to school, holding hands with her dad, but … Continue reading

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just in case you missed it

Yes, I know you didn’t, but let me repeat myself (because that’s what I do).¬† I spent the weekend on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe alone. I drove that road around Emerald Bay (10 mile an hour hairpin turns, … Continue reading

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muddy buddies

So, while Steve and Alex were backpacking, I was putzing around the lake, and plopped myself back down at Sugar Pine Point State Park for about 5 hours. I watched the clouds come in, and worried some as the rain … Continue reading

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