A sassy, crafty mama bird from Los Angeles
raising a very sweet little girl with Autism
and a new baby boy in the Midwest... and other stuff, too.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Random Thought Thursday

- This is my favorite post of the week. Heather wrote it. She's mom to two little boys and one of them has ASD. She talks about grief and how parents like us don't really go through the typical stages of grief, but more of a "constant sorrow".

-I feel so inadequate when I go to the pool at the JCC. But only because all the old men have bigger boobs than I do.

-This is a picture of my coffee table and the snotty tissue that my husband left on said coffee table. For two days. I refuse to throw it away because it's HIS tissue and I want HIM to throw it away. I am SO not backing down. I snapped this pic after the second day it lay on the table and sent it to him with a "still here? really?" message. These are the "issues" we have in our marriage. Jealous? Oh, and doesn't everybody have the Barack children's book on their coffee table?

-Fourth of July... Happy Birthday USA. 234? Well done, America. You don't look a day over 220.


- Oh, and one more thing... We've been having a heat wave 'round these parts, so I've spent a whole lotta time at the beach and the pool. Greg snapped a shot of me and I was reminded that I've still got it! (wonder why I don't look very happy about it here)


7 comments:

Lynn said...

I loved Heather's post as well. I had never heard of Chronic Sorrow, but now I let everyone know that I have been definitively diagnosed with CSS.
Jealous of both what you are "fighting" about with your husband and the fact that you can still rock a bikini. Hating you even harder now.

Ren- Lady Of The Arts said...

seriously- just pick the tissue up and throw it out- you're welcome G.

Heather said...

Looking good, Dani! I'm jealous as I seemed to have gained that freshman-15 this year, didn't know it counted when you were an adult that doesn't live in dorms and eat cafeteria food and drink tons of alcohol at frat parties, but it apparently applies to all freshmen.

And we don't have the Barack book pictured here but we do have a "Yes You Can" children's book- I always make sure it's in a prominent spot when my boyfriend's very-republican brother comes over ;)

Heather said...

Oh and thank you for sharing my post and for liking it so much!! It's nice to hear that I'm not just talking to myself (which I do that as well so I guess that wouldn't be a big deal lol)

Laura @ The Things I Said I'd Never Do said...

My husband and I have a similar war with replacing the empty toilet paper roll. I refuse to do it so the empty roll sits on the holder while the full roll is sitting on the floor next to the holder. Men. Jeeze.

Writing Without Periods! said...

Love your Heather post. And Hubby and I war all the time about his habits. He never says anything about mine He's smart!
Happy weekend,
Mary

Ben said...

Nice Preview annotations. You make me proud showin' off like that!

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