making the most of what wasn’t flushed

My wallet took a kamikaze dive into the toilet. This was not just any wallet. This was my universe. Cash, cards, keys, chapstick, phone, license: everything essential to my daily existence. My cash was not in the wallet at the time – I removed it earlier that day because I needed coffee (to be unpacked later in […]

moving, without so much moving

Apparently we’re tempting fate with all this moving. So much has gone wrong that I’ve suggested to my poor husband, “Maybe this is a sign that we’re not supposed to move.” More likely, though, it’s just the universe screaming, “Get out now.” We borrowed a van last weekend to move the biggest stuff in the apartment. And […]