The year I met my husband, he was about to turn 28. I noticed him at the party before I knew his name. I saw him across the room, thought he was handsome, and knew he would be trouble. He tells me now that he only started pursuing me because I followed him on Twitter,… Continue reading Pie Love
Ever since I wrote a Mother's Day post, I have been attempting to construct one for Father's Day, but it has always seemed more difficult for me to do so. Our relationship has often been more contentious that either of us have wanted it to be, but that's sometimes the case when people are alike… Continue reading Father’s Day
It seems like all I have time for these days is work and sleep, but I heard about SheLoves synchroblog in celebration of Heritage Day in South Africa. The original post is beautiful-- you should check it out. I was inspired to join in and submit my own 2 cents worth. Nothing really to write… Continue reading I am from…(synchroblog for SheLoves)
Mother's Day. It seems I should do a post for Mother's Day, but I'm somewhat stuck on where to begin. I haven't actually been home to celebrate Mother's Day with my mother for several years, and I won't be there this year, either. I suppose this post is an attempt to make up for the… Continue reading A Late Mother’s Day Reflection
"Are you engaged?" My student asked, interrupting my explanation of indefinite or nonexistent antecedents in the subjunctive. "No," I answered, and continued my explanation almost without skipping a beat. I hoped that my expression was as neutral as my voice, but I suspected not. To be engaged would imply that I had experienced some notion… Continue reading Are you engaged?