Hello there. It looks like I’ve been away for nine days, hasn’t it? Using what I’ve written in my calendar as a guide, I shall now fill you in on what you missed during the past nine days. I printed some reports for a meeting. I then made copies of those reports and took them [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Conversations with Meredith'
September 12th, 2012 · 21 Comments · Conversations with Meredith, Daily, Sticks and String
August 29th, 2012 · 29 Comments · Conversations with Meredith, Daily, It Goes In My Face
The first thing is typically first: All of my biopsy stuff came back completely normal. Let’s not talk about any of that again, okay? Okay! The second thing most often follows: Although Meredith is home sick from school today, I got really angry this morning and loaded her into the car for a cookie field [...]
June 21st, 2012 · 15 Comments · Conversations with Meredith, Daily
It has been exactly one week since I’ve had coffee in the morning. Part of me wants to say something about getting control of my life and wanting to be the boss of caffeine rather than allowing it to be MY boss. Part of me wants to sing empowering folk songs about deciding to do [...]
June 5th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Conversations with Meredith
Because Jeff has authors in town and authors in town sometimes means dinner away from home, the girls and I decided to declare this evening Pizza Night. We left the house at 5:15 to pick up our produce bag from the co-op. If you’re interested in the contents, here is the photo: Lettuce and sweet [...]
April 29th, 2012 · 16 Comments · Conversations with Meredith
This morning as we celebrated Meredith’s birthday, I pointed the camera at her and asked her to talk about Nine.
January 21st, 2012 · 34 Comments · Conversations with Meredith, Daily, Just asking, Will it make me sick?
I absolutely love that most of you remember the spelling word that took you down in elementary school. The word that Meredith will remember for the rest of her life? Defiantly. The great news? Meredith finished in third place. (Of course, because she’s just like me, she HATES that she came in third. She’s PISSED [...]
January 20th, 2012 · 33 Comments · Conversations with Meredith
About a month ago, Meredith appeared extra jazzy when she got off of the bus. She reported that she had won the class spelling bee, which is her ticket to participate in the school spelling bee. For the past four weeks, she and Jeff have been studying the list and taking words apart and putting [...]
August 30th, 2011 · 41 Comments · Conversations with Meredith, Daily
Last week Meredith and I started a Mom & Me journal, and it’s turning out to be the greatest thing we’ve ever done. Because it’s a secret from the rest of our family, we decided that our code word is Pancakes. When she is finished writing in the journal, she places it under my pillow [...]
July 31st, 2011 · 19 Comments · Conversations with Meredith, Daily
Yesterday afternoon we went to the animal adoption event where we met the little Dachsund I had shown you earlier in the week. We hemmed. We hawed. In the end, our family works like this: It takes Four Yesses, but it only takes One No. We had a No. Meredith was pretty much destroyed at [...]
July 8th, 2011 · 7 Comments · Conversations with Meredith, Daily, Harperisms
Scene: I’m in the shower. The girls are on their own with the puppy. The cats are downstairs plotting. Meredith: Mommy! MOMMY!!! Me: What? WHAT?! Meredith: Scout just pooped on her piddle pad and it looks like popcorn! Me: Okay! I’ll take care of it when I get out! Meredith: You don’t understand! I think [...]