And Good Riddance to 2018 (and 2017 and 2016 for that matter). Thought I'd give a quick update on current events here in Maeveyville. The Hubs and I have been sick for two weeks - both concurrently and consecutively. Neither of us has a particularly fabulous bedside manner, so things have been both snotty and… Continue reading Happy 2019
I know I'm a competent woman - have always know it, I suppose, but it never quite occurred to me to think about it. I was just...competent - at pretty much everything I ever set my mind to - and I don't mean the "merely acceptable" definition. Until I got (re)married, my own competence was… Continue reading Spousal Conversations
I kind of think I'm back - actually I've tried a couple times over the last nearly two years, but every attempt met with crushing defeat. Sometimes just making it through another day is a victory, but it feels stupid that you've nothing to share - got up, went to work, took 8 - 10… Continue reading I Know It’s Been a Long Time
It's been a rough couple months here Chez Maeve - largely it's been me, but there have been other issues with the people I live with. Sometimes you have to pull back in extreme ways just to keep yourself whole - that's how it's felt. This blog, such as it is, has often felt like… Continue reading Not Dead…Not Quite Out of Bed
Mary Tudor: Princess, Bastard, Queen by Anna Whitlock The Lake House: A Novel by Kate Morton Lady MacBeth: A Novel by Susan Fraser King The Beekeeper's Apprentice: or, On the Segregation of the Queen by Laurie R. King Sunshine? Check Comfy Deck Chair? Check Fabulous Cocktail(s)? Check I can't wait to get started! Happy Weekend to… Continue reading Guess What Just Landed on my Kindle?
I send the child who has lived with me her entire life (all 16 years) to go pick up the Halloween candy. One honking hour later (did she travel to outer Mongolia?) she comes back with 4 ginormous bags of candy. Not a single Reese's PBC in the entire lot! Not one. "Whose child are… Continue reading Where Is My Daughter And Who Left The Changeling In Her Place?
My humble offerings this week.... Monday - Pan Roasted Chicken with Potatoes and Pearl Onions Tuesday - Girls at their Dad's house (I have plenty of options) Wednesday - Garlicy Shrimp & Pasta; Salad Thursday - Beef Stew (because chuck roast was on sale) Friday - DIY Pizza (if they're home) Saturday - Lemon Chicken… Continue reading Reality-Based Menu – Third Edition