Tiller Loves Lisa

Tiller Loves Lisa Originally uploaded by Dogwood Girl Since Tiller and Rollie can’t see their new cousin for a few weeks, and Lisa bought Tiller this outfit before having the baby, Tiller felt that she needed to say thank you to Lisa through video. Lisa, she flipped when she saw the new Hello kitty shirt. […]

Continue reading →

Stream of Consciousness Post

kids_0004.jpg Originally uploaded by Dogwood Girl. This is one of my ultimate favorite pics of the boy. I think this was probably around Memorial Day or 4th of July at the Lake. (Note old boathouse – Outta there!) I guess he was about 10 months or so. Damn, he had some serious rubber banding (rubber […]

Continue reading →

Fast Friends

Fast Friends Originally uploaded by Dogwood Girl. My sister is pregnant and is in the ‘get the baby out” stage, or maybe it is the “I think i changed my mind. I don’t really want to have this baby” stage. Either way, i was thinking that after bombarding her labor stories, which can be kind […]

Continue reading →

The Strut

That’s the name of the festival in my neighborhood. I miss the days when we lived within walking distance of the village, where we could come and go throughout the day, drink as we please, and not worry about it. I also miss my nanny. Oh, wait. We’ve never had a nanny. Todd and I […]

Continue reading →

Insidious Infiltration

So, I have been listening to the Girl Talk album, Night Ripper. Total and complete fun, in a Paul’s Boutique kind of way. Lots of recognizable samples, but used in a really creative way. The song, “Hold Up” is probably my favorite running mix song of the year – How can you go wrong with […]

Continue reading →

Taking Me Down a Notch

A funny thing about kids is how they take you down a notch, at just the right time, usually when you are feeling really good about yourself. Yesterday, rather than do my usual run, I decided to do a little test of myself. My friends Natalie and Steph are both running the Hansgrohe Triathlon in […]

Continue reading →

For a Monday

Things are a vast improvement over last week. Rollie only got one timeout at school today and is being pretty agreeable today. He is very excited because he had a personal phone call, just for him, from his Uncle Lyle. I ran four miles, then walked another .9. I think I easily could have run […]

Continue reading →

Call Me Tipper

Yesterday, Tiller and I dropped Rollie off at school, then headed for the gym. We were coming through Oakhurst and were on 2nd Ave. We stopped at the four-way stop at Oakview. This intersection is across a two-lane street (Oakview) which has a grassy median in the middle. So, when you are crossing on 2nd, […]

Continue reading →