Monthly Archives: December 2013

go on, check yourself

So, today is 3 years since I last walked into the infusion room as a patient. As the nurse came over to remove my pump from my port (even writing that, I have a smell memory. wow), all the other … Continue reading

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prepping

I’m listening to ice fall from the roof, and watching chunks of it fall from the sky. It is gorgeously dangerous out there right now, and I’m glad to be watching it all from my couch. I’m a little nervous … Continue reading

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winter wonderland.

The weekends of winter feel like the weekends of summer sometimes. Full of unfettered play, delicious treats made together (seriously, my mom’s toffee … I made it for the first time ever after Arden said to me that my efforts … Continue reading

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blurry eyed

Somehow, I am sitting here at the end of a week of grading, reviewing a paper for a journal. I somehow said yes without realizing that my procrastination tendencies would have me in this position. AND, the journal editors were … Continue reading

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winter, it has arrived. again.

It’s snowing. I mean, it is Michigan and December, so it follows that it would be snowy, but it isn’t a “go sledding” snowy, or a “go cross country skiing” snowy. Just a “make the roads really slick” and “make … Continue reading

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birders

Yesterday, as Jess drove me to work before taking Buddy to school, Trudy piped up from the back seat to say, “MamaJill [all run together, fast, without a breath is how she says my name when she calls me the … Continue reading

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