Late last night, I tucked my youngest into bed and watched her fall asleep before I crept away to the
“What is on your mind?” exhorts Facebook when I turn to my phone in a moment of despair “Craptastic (pun
The year was 2000. I filed my first tax return. I think I was owed money from the government. I
I eye the phone longingly. My fingers itch to dial Amma’s cell phone number but I desist. I can picture
I work, eyes narrowed with focus, brushing the silky locks to one side of her face. I make three parts
Balancing a load of folded clothes in my hands, I spy the letter for the twins I have to file
I cut the conversation short. I feel relief as I continue loading the dishes. The disenchantment I feel is typed
She flitted into my life, like a butterfly one day in the past year – bright, cheerful and full of
Sometimes in life, a realization so startling occurs when you least expect it. Like when you are in the shower
I lean back on the recliner adjusting my frame for maximal comfort and rest my arms across my torso. My
Recently, I have this new-found love for all things weather. I follow weather pages, twitter handles that discuss weather and
It was well past sunset as we set out in PJ’s and multiple layers of clothing. Our car trunk loaded
Every week, some times in the afternoon, some times late at night, I get a call or a message on
I woke to the pitter-patter of little feet on the carpet followed by a warm body snuggling next to me
An impromptu food drop off from a friend turned neighbor. A text that says “Vetti? Call??”. Weekly check in calls.
Taking a break from work yesterday afternoon, I made my way upstairs carrying a load of freshly laundered clothes. Putting
“Good friends are like stars. You do not always see them. But you know they are always there.” Admiration, Annoyance,
I set my laptop on the kitchen island, set the saute pan on the stove and turned the music on.
I was bent picking up strewn toys when the phone rang. I rushed to get it for fear of the
I packed away my earphones, grabbed the umbrella remembering the thunder shower warnings and gave the front seats of my
We stood in a circle like we always do. At the turn of the hour, the stand up meeting commenced.