Monthly Archives: January 2013

I think what you’re experiencing is your son’s very normal need to distance himself from his overbearing father. Am I touching something?

I think what you’re experiencing is your son’s very normal need to distance himself from his overbearing father. Am I touching something?

A somewhat depressing, soul-searching conversation in which we attempt to pull ourselves out of the disaster that teen parenting has started out to be.

 

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein

Moving towards someplace new keeps life fresh. But there’s definitely magic in doubling back. Spinning the wind to your back, or to face the sun. Blissfully zipping down …

 

And to think that we thought that we’d never be friends.

And to think that we thought that we’d never be friends.

“It’s funny how quickly an argument ends, and to think that we thought that we’d never be friends” I spent ten minutes this morning listening in on …

 

Yes, that’s one of the things that attracted me to you

Yes, that’s one of the things that attracted me to you

Musings about effortless — absurdly lucky — us.

 

You are now punished. I punish thee.

You are now punished. I punish thee.

She towers over me, Brimming with intelligence, creativity, Beauty, daring, and skill. Melting me with slippery, unpredictable moments of sunshine. But, buffeted by haughtiness, defiance and contempt, I’m almost always struggling. To scrape myself together. To …

 

Thank you, 2012

Thank you, 2012

2012, Clan Ross-Blevis style.

 
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