August 2013

putting it out there

August 23, 2013

It’s kind-of been a rough week, and by that I mean month. And, by month, I am actually talking about this entire summer. Yeah, yeah, the beginning was all about staying up late and sleeping in and pancake breakfasts and museums, but this last month has been just a rush of nothing and boredom followed […]

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boring stories

August 23, 2013

There are two kinds of people in this world: the people who tell the truth and the people who tell the story. I am sure you can guess which category I fall into, which of course makes Carpenter naturally lie on the exact opposite end of the scale. I can make a 4-minute story last […]

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wasting time

August 20, 2013

I am a person who has a hard time doing nothing. Which might be good, really, I do get a lot done. I assume when my kids are all in school I’ll have a blog where I track my accomplishments, which will be actually doing all those Pinterest crafts I’ve been pinning for the last […]

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repost: this too

August 9, 2013

It will pass. This time of aching, and exhaustion. This time–it never ends sometimes. But it will end. One day it won’t be like this. One day you’ll wear clothes. Clothes, not like just workout clothes or things without spitup or holes. Clothes with buttons ans zippers and snaps, not just elastic waistbands. You’ll fit into […]

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just fine

August 6, 2013

I haven’t written much this summer, and although that’s something bloggers are advised never to mention (“Never apologize for not writing…just write!”), I’ll mention it. I haven’t. And I’ll tell you why: because things have been okay. We write in the extreme times. Look through the pages of your middle school journal and you’ll remember: […]

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