Super hero

Will is playing a game where he is a superhero. He said his particular super power is putting food in the ovens of people who don’t have any.

He said it’s really hard because he had to be fast. “If they don’t like what I put in there, I have to go super quick to change it into something they do like.”

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The time before us

This song just came on the radio from the summer I was 17. That summer I was newly orphaned and newly with Eric and I spent a great deal of time worrying: Would we work out? Would life workout? Would I work out?

So, the song comes on the radio, and I can feel it in my chest, how terrible it felt to not know how things were going to turn out. And I want to go back there and tell 17-year-old me, “You’re not gonna believe how great things will be. Enjoy this moment, it will be gone before you know it. Relax more. Breathe more. It’s all going to be okay.”

Which made me wish that a 20-something-year older me would come back in time when I am asking Eric, “Will I walk again? Will I? Will I?” and tell me, “You’re not gonna believe how great things will be. Enjoy this moment, it will be gone before you know it. Relax more. Breathe more. It’s all going to be okay.”

Oh, maybe she just did.

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The winter break that would not end

The kids were off for two and a half weeks for the holiday but were supposed to go back to school on Tuesday. ¬†Well, they did go back on Tuesday, but with a two-hour snow delay. Then yesterday and today were snow days and tomorrow’s almost guaranteed to be one as well.

Ok, just level with me, I think I can take it. These kids are never going back to school, are they? *stifles a sob*

I cannot take another hour-long Lego Star Wars backstory discussion. I just can’t.

10917297_10152472765147133_2185899052369666676_nThere is a loooong story to go with the Star Wars (and one random Ninja Turtle) invasion of the Lego Friends town. Something to do with overthrowing the farmers market and local vet, no doubt.

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