Archive for May 2012

Afterglow

Afterglow
Matt is married. I have been in a post nuptial stupor for the last two weeks, and that is ridiculous, of course.  I think the hydraulic joy has to have a counterpart, and it is fatigue.  It will take me a few days to recount the details, but for today, I am going to recount... Read more »

Mother's Moments

Mother's Moments
We are at the starting line of our wedding week. A family brunch reservation was made for Mother’s Day.  I knew it would be my last sane hour, and I was elated. We had to pick Matt up because his battery was dead- and when we went into his home-all the Dahls were there.  Perfection.... Read more »

Bullying is not presidential

When I was in grade school,  I passed under a Grand Trunk Railroad viaduct every day.  This landmark meant I had covered 11 blocks and was home stretching.  I could see my house as I emerged from its concrete arches.  The gray walls that supported the trains were often embellished with chalked or painted evidence... Read more »
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A zig and a few zags..ADD Janet

A zig and a few zags..ADD Janet
Less than two weeks to go until my baby is a husband. I am chipping away at my “to do”list.  Jewelry made with Justine.  Check. Table tent cards embellished.  Check. Table number frames bedazzled. Check.  (Matt is photo filling them….) NOT DONE. Dress to alterations.  Check. Meeting at Church to formalize details. Check. Rehearsal dinner.... Read more »

The Marry Month of May

The Marry Month of May
My ADD will be even worse than ever, because it is the month that my baby boy, Matt, is getting married on the 19th. His bride to be, Justine, is an oncology nurse at Northwestern, and she will have a beautiful day.  I am working to make the stars align. Uh-oh. As Mother of the... Read more »