The alter ego: come on, admit it, you have one. That other self that you just know is lurking under the surface, if only… She is that clearly-defined fantasy version of you, your inner superhero. My alter ego is … Continue reading
A big thank you to everyone who shared their thoughts on last month’s conversation question. I don’t know about all of you but it really makes me feel like I’m part of a larger community. Delicious. So here is the March question for you! Beginning with a little story: Continue reading
Taxes! This post is about taxes. If that statement makes you feel queasy or if your eyes started to glaze over while reading that last sentence then I will understand if you want to click away and read something more pleasant. If you are willing to hang on and see where I am going with this then great; just don’t forget I warned you. Continue reading
Today I dared to pee on a stick. Actually, my bravery began a few days ago when I got on my bike and rode to the drugstore to pick up the pregnancy test. I did my best to ride slow and not to sweat and more importantly, not to fall.
I had to do a u-turn on an unpaved road because they were doing construction. Don’t fall. I rode to town and the Kruidvat was closed. It was the day of the worker; everyone’s resting but me. And of course, my in-laws had warned me about that last week but I forgot.
So yesterday I went again and everything was open and I tried not to make eye contact with the woman at the counter as I laid down six pregnancy tests. Have a nice day, she said. Continue reading