Monthly archive for ‘ February, 2008 ’

Anal-retentive or Anal Retentive?

22nd February 2008 | 5 Comments

I believe I’ve mentioned a time or two that Nick is one anal retentive child. Lately he’s taken to not eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches if the pieces of bread are not perfectly lined up against each other.    If there is a gap of PB or jelly, he trades for another one.

I Am a Horrible, Horrible Person

19th February 2008 | 3 Comments

In community college, there are often several different classes held in the same room, but different times. One of my classes is held in what’s also used for math classes and English as a second language classes. One day, weeks ago, I showed up for this class about a half hour early. I peeked through [...]

Reverse Psychology

18th February 2008 | 2 Comments

The arguing between my twins gets more frequent and more competitive by the day.  They will argue and fight over anything and everything.  Lately, though, their favorite topics to argue over are what color the traffic lights are (as previously posted about) and where we are going while we are in the car.  Generally, they [...]

I Have A Representative

8th February 2008 | 2 Comments

For the past few months, I’ve been having the same conversations during my afternoon car trips from daycare to home.  They are as follows: Nick:  I want to watch the racecars, mommie.  (He means the movie, Cars.) Me:  We have to go home first, Nick. Nick: I’m stuck mommie! Me:  You have to wear your [...]

Who Do You Love?

7th February 2008 | 2 Comments

Me:  I love you, Nick. Nick:  I love Nick.

A Silent Poetry Reading

2nd February 2008 | 1 Comment

The lovely Sarah brought A Bloggers (Silent) Poetry Reading to my attentions. So here’s one from my heart. Sonnet XVII ~ Pablo Neruda ~ I don’t love you as if you were the salt-rose, topaz or arrow of carnations that propagate fire: I love you as certain dark things are loved, secretly, between the shadow [...]