Family, Florida Gators

Emotional Chaos: The last 35 years and counting.

When making life choices, I seem never to take the easiest path to anywhere. From choosing a middle school out of my district (because who doesn't want a clean slate. . .at eleven years old?), to choosing to keep the baby I conceived whilst losing my virginity, to marrying a man I knew I wasn't… Continue reading Emotional Chaos: The last 35 years and counting.

Family, Florida Gators

The first first day, minus one.

Last MondayΒ was the first day of school for my two younger children. Jake is a brand new sophmore, with all the confidence and swagger of a triumphant senior. (Teenagers, am I right?) Noah, king of the first grade, hops somewhere between gentle sweetheart and ninja warrior. My children are phenomenally different, and I like all… Continue reading The first first day, minus one.