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By Stacy Lewis on December 24, 2008
Orlando and I were cutting out stars to hang on the window (per his craft-making request). On each star, he drew a smiley face on the top point and a heart in the center. Then he circled the heart and drew lines from the circle to the end of each point. A heart in the [...]
By Stacy Lewis on December 10, 2008
On Thanksgiving day, the kids and I woke up and saw the sunrise shining pink and bright. We went upstairs to have a bigger view of the sky and were oohing and ahhing when Rom woke up and joined us. Later that morning, we went for a long walk in the woods and came home [...]
By Stacy Lewis on December 7, 2008
Orlando has a new favorite item of clothing. He saw this belt at a kid’s clothing store. “Look, Mama! A pirate belt!” He can’t do the buckle by himself (it’s a double metal loop kind), so he just keeps it loose enough so he can slip his pants on and off when he needs to [...]
By Stacy Lewis on December 4, 2008
The Impatient Motherby Ona Gritz I know it in my teeth when I become her,the way they tingle, tighten against each other,and in my sudden rod straight spine.Beside her at the table, my son twists awayfrom a sheet of questions on Lincoln.He scuffs the floor with a squeak of sneakers,whines, This is hard. She feels [...]
By Stacy Lewis on November 30, 2008
So, long, NaBloPoMo!(phew)And thanks to everyone for coming along for the ride!
By Stacy Lewis on November 29, 2008
Rom and Orlando were sitting at the craft table, and Mica had wandered over to the couch to sit in my lap. Mica and I were sitting face to face. “Who are you?” I asked, peering into those eyes of his. He pushed up with his legs, threw his head back (talking at age two [...]
By Stacy Lewis on November 28, 2008
My offering for Haiku Friday with the theme childhood memories. corner of the photoI push in with gleemouth huge, “Include me!” + + + Last year, I was writing about the evolution of my motherhood, as seen from our favorite neighborhood woodsy-spot, The Lookout.