Tag Archive: moving

February 26, 2017   /   by Jyllian M   /   , , , ,

Another last minute

Another last minute

“There is always time for another last minute” ― Terry Pratchett, Hogfather It wasn’t the best news, but we aren’t giving up. And it never gets easier. Mr. Teatime was named for a character in the Pratchett book Hogfather. Mr. Teatime, when he was a kitten was a tiny little weirdo. All guard hairs and […]

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February 18, 2017   /   by Jyllian M   /   , , , , ,

Not this or that, somewhere in between

Not this or that, somewhere in between

Every time I think I’m going to give up with this long long long standing blog, I come back. This is a long one, hold on. Will it click this time, again? I don’t know. The last year and a half has been, well, large.  Purging a lot. A LOT. Packing up 10 years, moving […]

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February 9, 2015   /   by Jyllian M   /  

One foot

One foot

One thing this big move is teaching me…You have to do what is in front on you, the next thing. Some situations are so large that worrying actually makes no sense. Of course I’m concerned how Em will weather the move. Of course I’m concerned about will we find a good place to live with […]

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February 1, 2015   /   by Jyllian M   /  

Protected: The Beginning of the End

Protected: The Beginning of the End

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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October 16, 2014   /   by Jyllian M   /   , ,

Almost but Never Babies

Almost but Never Babies

I have had a hard time letting go of some of my daughter’s things from her baby and toddlerhood. I’ve kept so much –filed away school papers, accident reports from Montessori and Community PreSchool, little scribbles that look kind of like happy dust mites. It’s been so very hard to look at them, though comforting to […]

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October 8, 2014   /   by Jyllian M   /   , , ,

There’s got to be a pony in here somewhere!

There’s got to be a pony in here somewhere!

From the old joke about two kids, one with a room full of the most amazing new toys and another with a room full of manure. The first kid is crying bitterly surrounded by a pile of  new gadgets and games…. Why are you crying?” the father asked. “Because my friends will be jealous, I’ll […]

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September 30, 2014   /   by Jyllian M   /   , , ,

Today’s post brought to you by the letters E, M and O

Today’s post brought to you by the letters E, M and O

Oh the mope. I am freaked about moving. So much to do and the house is so messy. And the mounds of things to do look insurmountable. I know the solution is just to keep moving forward a bit at a time. It’s been slowed by that flu turning into bronchitis. And we have so […]

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