In the book Write a Poem, Save a Life, the author had a section discussing synesthesia, which we are familiar with. Ella has often requested to be included on the blog and the podcast, so I interviewed her earlier this summer. When my youngest daughter was in first grade, she was singing a song one… Continue reading Thinking in a New Way
In last July's tater tot post, I asked what you would rename yourself if you had the option? Or are you content with the name you were given at birth? For a long time, I didn't like my name. That is to say, I didn't think my name suited me. I didn't feel like a… Continue reading What’s in a Name?
A new year. A new administration. Let us begin the new year with a glorious song with lyrics that reflect our fresh start. I discovered this song a few days after I entered menopause. I was watering my plants in my kitchen when this song came on Spotify. When I took notice of the lyrics,… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 22 (Looks Like We Made It, Barry Manilow)
As I get older, I find that some of our favorite family members are individuals who aren't even related to begin with. I mean, we have relatives we love, but my children have called some of my friends "auntie" and "uncle" for years, yet none of those people have blood running through their veins that… Continue reading Some of our Favorite Members Aren’t Family To Begin With
The one thing I miss about Ella being away from public school is a traditional art class. She is a fantastic artist. I'm aware that there are art classes available outside of our home, and we've tried some of them. One she really loved ended up going out of business, the other one was too… Continue reading Homeschool Art Project Thanks to a Supermodel
How are we all doing? I'm in another migraine cycle that might have been avoided if my neurologist and insurance company had worked together, and while this would normally be something I would despise, I would persevere. But, with the lockdown still in effect, I am exhausted on many levels. Hair Update I mentioned a… Continue reading Screw It I’m Eating Tater Tots-Part 14