• wasting time

    Kill Them – Kill Them ALL!

    [image via] I am, of course, talking about ants. Ever walk into your kitchen at night to get a glass of water and as you stand there at the sink you rest your hand on the counter only to find that your hand starts to tickle? Wondering what it is that’s making your hand tickle you turn on the kitchen light to find that your nice white soapstone countertops are instead a moving mass of black? Then you know the feeling of instant horror that then morphs into homicidal rage – all while the hairs on the back of your neck are standing on end. ANTS. This morning, instead of…

  • motherhood

    A Child is Born

    It’s done.It’s finally happened, my son is in my arms. Three weeks ago today we headed to the hospital, I birthed my son in a screaming rush of amniotic fluid and it’s been bliss since. Well, mostly. Being a new mom there are loads of things that you read about and learn about before the big day. The big ones being when to: nurse, change the diaper and put the baby down before you shake them. Naturally, I figured with all my research there would be little that would surprise me, while that is still true I wasn’t prepared for subtle things to surprised me. Like instinctual draw. For example,…