Category: patience

Cloak

Last week I had to go to the post office again because my mail lady is a crazy person. I know we live out in the middle of nowhere and I know our house is down a hill, but if you can’t hang then don’t become a New River Mail Lady. We have a fairly…

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Tebow Jersey

I don’t watch football.  I know nothing about it. I suppose if the need for categories comes up I am Christian.  I don’t go to church and as I’ve said before I have a sense of God and my spirit, but I don’t do organized religion. All that being said, I continue to see Tim…

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Newspaper Shift

Maggie has to make a dress out of recycled materials for Earth Day.  It’s optional, but of course she wants to participate and not just participate, she wants to have the best dress there.  She’s already designed the dress and believe me if she had access to all the materials needed, she’d have already made…

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Slippers

I have nothing to say, but it’s really past the time to post something.  I’m a writer, I should have all sorts of fantastic observations about the human condition or tell a clever anecdote.  My mind should be swimming with witty commentary about a current event or present an informed point of view about some…

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Patched Knees

I’ve always loved a new year…well, a new anything for that matter.  When I was in school I loved new notebooks or new school clothes.  As I get older I love new cars or a new purse…I really love a new purse.  All opportunities to get rid of the old stains or used pages. New…

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Pre-Soak

Sprinklers. I like sprinklers. I like the Ch…Ch…ChChCh sound they make. I like their consistency. The sound of sprinklers either retires a hard fought day, or it welcomes a new day’s possibilities. No one ever runs their sprinklers during the details of the day. I live in the desert, so I do not have sprinklers…

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Cold Water with Like Colors

“What are the directions?” I asked my 7 year old daughter when she told me we needed to do a Book Mobile for her reading book Chocolate Fever. She replied that there were no instructions she was just supposed to put pictures and fun things from the book on paper and tape them to a…

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Express Wash

Patience is something I do not have… I am not a patient person and there has been some fallout. I am not a good cook. I cook everything on high and I rush putting the meal together because I do not have patience. My children look at me sometimes like I am a raving lunatic…

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