how to start a book club

I have always been shy. painfully shy in my adolescent years, in fact. as the years passed, the combination of a growing urge to want to be heard and not wanting to hide in the shadows of others encouraged me to be more social. I still am fairly reserved especially around a large group of… Continue reading how to start a book club

back into it

i've been mia from the blogosphere and it makes me sad that i didn't chronicle the entire month of september. not a day went by without me thinking about finally writing another entry, but i kept putting it off for "tomorrow." so much has happened since then.. umm, mostly just life.. with two kids. but… Continue reading back into it

happy 1st birthday, penny

it's done! it's over! all those months of endless planning... finding ideas on pinterest... crafting during penny's naps and bedtime... fretting over the tiniest details... they are no more. and honestly, it makes me kind of sad. my friend, jennie, celebrated her daughter's first birthday this past sunday. her baby girl, kaylee, and penny, were… Continue reading happy 1st birthday, penny

life is good

my right arm is hovering over the keyboard as i type this entry because the stitches on my wrist prevent me from applying too much pressure on it. on monday night, what was supposed to have been a relaxing and delicious family dinner turned out to be disastrous instead. as dennis grilled 삼겹살, or pork… Continue reading life is good

oh, baby

every sunday evening, i lament over the weekend's last hours. not only because of work the following day but because i always manage to leave planning my upcoming week's lessons until sunday night. tomorrow's looking like another snow day so I hope to use that extra day to finish whatever i don't tonight... bah yesterday, dennis… Continue reading oh, baby