Category Archives: Daily Dose

Sleep Intermission

Perhaps instead of laying in bed letting my mind loop over thoughts that it’s had a hundred times before, the purpose for my restlessness is to write; and put myself to sleep. I find that sleep, when it happens, is … Continue reading

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Like a Secret Handshake

On some days flying is better than on others, and as I learn more, the better days come more often.  Today the goal was simple, fly to a landing strip over 50 knautical miles away.  I had prepared, I had … Continue reading

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So Tired

Someone might call it an experiment, others may call it torture, but I ran out of words to call it a day ago.  I'm tired, the kind of tired that makes you wonder at your own existance.  The kind of … Continue reading

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The Magic Trick

Children love magic. Especially when they can kind of tell how it’s done. That way their curiosity and wonder turns into a quest to improve and duplicate something unbelievable. So, with that in mind I say at the table of … Continue reading

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Nights Like These

Nights like these come from days like these. HAPPY Memorial day!  Which amuses me, because it’s not exactly a “happy” Holiday, or it isn’t originally intended to be. What makes today  Happy, is that the children don’t have school, and … Continue reading

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Steamless

There are days where it seems I can accomplish anything… and DO.  Today was not one of those days.  Yesterday was one of those days… which is possibly why today was NOT one of those days. “How was your day?” … Continue reading

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They’re not so Bad

Children are a blessing… depending on the parent you’re talking to.  It’s true though, they (if you allow them to) make you better than you are.  There are different responses to having many children depending on where I go…. universally, … Continue reading

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Wow, What a Birthday!

I'm curious, what is the BEST birthday you've ever had?  According to my oldest, this is his best… which is either a great accomplishment (11 years, of practice, perhaps I'm figuring it out.) or there's only been 11, and it's … Continue reading

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Daily Dose – 8/25/2012; Bountiful Birthday

Every day is a fairy tale, but I was raised to believe that birthdays should actually BE a fairy tale.  No pressure. Once upon a time my sister had a baby within two weeks of one of her other children. … Continue reading

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