This is Bagel. She is a ferocious chicken killer. I realize she looks all cuddly and innocent, but she has a fat ass and is definitely not house-trained. Did I mention she is a chicken killer? A few weeks ago I received an email from our local chapter of FreeCycle about a free lhasa apso […]
Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s so soon after Chinese New Year’s and right before President’s Day, two holidays I also do not give a shit about! Such a busy time of year. In the last few months I have scribbled lots and lots about thyroid cancer, cancer, mothering through recover, scans, processes, radiation, lasagna, etc. And […]
Happy Chinese New Year’s everyone! Even though we’re not Chinese. And we’re not even considered Asian by some people. And also, I guess we don’t really believe in the Chinese zodiac. And I’m not giving my kids red envelopes with money inside so soon after Christmas and so close to their birthdays. And also this […]
I am a mother. I am critical. I let the flower of my tongue bloom without censor. I sometimes pick favorites. I sleep too little. I love too much. I am impatient. I am breakable. I am imperfect in every way. I am a mother.
If I had to make a list of the most difficult things about moving cross country — these people would be at the top. My parents are still in North Carolina. My sister lives in California — so I guess that’s closer? But coordinating a family get together is more like a tag team match. […]