Blog Awards!



Over the past few months I’ve been getting blog awards from other awesome, kind, fabulous bloggers.  I’ve been wanting to pass them on and of course I’m terribly behind.  I kind of feel like I did in high school when I look up after months of summer vacation and realize I had a reading list to get through.  Anyways.  I love the idea of these blog awards mainly because I want to pass them onto other bloggers, so here’s the first one.  Read the rest of this entry »

Dear Mama: Just Checkin’ In

Dear Mama,

I hear through the grapevine that you’re planning on writing an update post about me every three months.  Well, uh, I’m ten months old, ya know.  Nine months went right on by and you were busy blabbing and pontificating.  I’m just going to be honest with you, I think you get sidetracked all too often.  Dad told me that it happened before I came around, so don’t go trying to pin it on me.  Don’t fret, I don’t judge you.  I’m ten months old, my judgment is reserved for not getting enough milk and giving the stink eye to my sisters for stealing my stuff.  Don’t forget about little ol’ me though.  I happen to like these letters-that-aren’t-really-from-me-but-your-way-of-talking-to-the world-about-me.  Heck, I just like stuff about me. Read the rest of this entry »

Dear Chipmunk: Welcome to Bloggy Land

(I’m taking a break from my ranting for a sec.  Just needed a little recharge before I went back, ya know?)

Dear Chipmunk,

I don’t write about you enough on this blog.  See, your sister is mercurial and talks a lot more than you (you’re catching up on that), and your brother has Down syndrome.  Not that Down syndrome means so much in our daily lives, but I spend a lot of time thinking about it, thinking about the world’s ideas on it, thinking about how to foster change… just a lot of thinking. Read the rest of this entry »