Monthly Archives: September 2014

Day 273: Monotask

Why is it so freaking hard to do just one thing at a time? When I first started off this blog, I was certain that I would be paying a lot of attention to monotasking–doing one thing at a time, … Continue reading

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Day 272: Pile

I started to call today’s entry “stack,” but I already used that one. So pile it is. We had a cord of wood delivered today. The truck dumped it at the end of my driveway, and I hired out my … Continue reading

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Day 271: Housekeep

Sundays have become our adventure days–as long as the weather holds out, it’s our time to hit one of the many day hikes within easy reach of our home. But not today. Left to my own devices, I would probably … Continue reading

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Day 270: Suffer

Suffer little children…even your own. I have to admit that I have been pretty impatient today with my kids. I don’t know why–being overtired is a good guess, but I think it can also be a handy excuse. Regardless of … Continue reading

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Day 269: Feed

I like to cook, and I love to have my family gathered together around the table for dinner. We eat family meals more nights that not, but schedules being what they are, there is always at least one night a … Continue reading

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Day 268: Perpetuate

We drove out to the Altapasss Orchard tonight to hear a woman tell stories about the ghosts of Mitchell County. Counting the five of us, we were an audience of about two dozen–and all five of us were the youngest … Continue reading

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Day 267: Rise

I’ve changed the wake-up song on my phone again. Now it’s “Rise,” by Eddie Vedder. On the ride into work this morning, the song was still stuck in my head, so I put it on in the car. The cattle … Continue reading

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