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Time Out From Faye

Eyes streaked with tears and hands planted just a touch too high to be on her hips, Faye set her eyes squarely on mine and pointed to the floor. “You need to go to time out, Mama. Sit right there in your shirt.” Yesterday afternoon I pushed Faye too far. The result? I was to […]

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Hope is a Dress and Ankle Boots

I am wearing boots today. Brown leather ankle ones with a cognac colored strap that loops around the top of the boot thrice. By anyone’s estimation this boot was meant for fall, possibly winter. I wear them even though the professionals at The Weather Channel believe this day will approach 96 degrees. But it’s October, folks. So […]

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Adoption Agency Update – It’s Not About Me

We’ve been living in the world of radio silence from our adoption agency. We turned everything in, did the home study, had the interviews and it was time to wait. The silence was working for me. We didn’t email, call, or text the agency–who wants to be the pesky parents before the baby even shows up? […]