Monthly Archives: February 2015

Road trip

Baths happened this morning, although that feels like a million years ago. We are in L.A. now with Auntie Geri, and this morning feels far, far away. Then we took our road trip!

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waste of time

It’s midnight, we’re leaving for L.A. tomorrow morning, and Abe and I haven’t packed. Oops. So this will be short. I came home after shopping for all of our funeral attire and discovered the three of them on the couch … Continue reading

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census bright spots

Tonight went better in class. I mean, how could things get much worse than the past two days? However, I did find out that I am front of the house for the next three weeks, and that’s depressing. My final … Continue reading

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Pizzeria 712 saves my day

I didn’t blog last night because I was too tired and discouraged. After being bawled out continually for two straight days for being slow, behind and unmotivated, I finished my dish (the customer favorite again) half an hour early yesterday. … Continue reading

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Cucumbers were not my friends tonight.

Have you ever tried and tried and tried and tried to be good at something, and no matter what you do, you just aren’t that great at it? That’s how I feel about cooking–at cooking school, especially. Tonight was the pits. … Continue reading

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reverence, irony included

We bathed our odorous little ones this morning. Unfortunately, we procrastinated this process until the last minute, and six hours later I realized with horror that we were supposed to be early to church today. (We were ten minutes late.) … Continue reading

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An Eventful Day

This is Abe blogging.  Lily just got home from helping her culinary school cater a donor event for the Salt Lake Arts festival.  Here are some pictures of what they served.  Apparently the gumbo was really really good and people … Continue reading

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a small epiphany

I reread yesterday’s blog post and had an epiphany: I have confused house cleaning with parenting. Doing the dishes is not critical to keeping my children alive! However, stuff like that is critical to my sanity, and my sanity is a … Continue reading

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to-do’s and have-done’s.

Today I felt like a lazy lump all day. For the majority of the day, I couldn’t motivate myself to do anything beyond the very basics of keeping children alive. To me that means: chauffeuring, grocery shopping, meal prep, wiping … Continue reading

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Auntie Vee

Halfway through the day my mom called me to tell me my Auntie Vee passed away suddenly in a car accident today. The rest of the day felt somber in tone, and thoughts turned repeatedly to my Auntie Vee and … Continue reading

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