A moment ago I pulled my poetry notebook off my shelf. It’s the one I started back in 2009, my third notebook used just for my poetry. I flipped through it, curious to see how much of the notebook was filled. About a quarter of the way in I found it, Continue reading
I love a good story! This is probably why I don’t mind having dreams. In the past three months, I have had no shortage of dreams. They don’t always stick with me, but sometimes I wake up and I just can’t wait to tell my husband all about it!
They say that one of the symptoms of pregnancy is vivid dreams. I don’t know who “they” are, but I read it somewhere, and for me, this has been true.
In the first baby dream that I had, Continue reading
This is how classical music makes me feel.
Today, the Saturday after Good Friday, classical music came back into my life. I have always been most fond of classical music. I felt so strongly about it, in fact, that when I was in middle school, I got teased about it. Some of my peers were under a misguided impression that classical music could only be enjoyed by Continue reading
It’s been seven weeks since my suspicions were confirmed. It’s happening to me! There is a human being growing above my bladder. At seven weeks, I got to see the heartbeat for the first time. It was almost surreal. I looked up at that screen the technician turned towards me and thought, Wow, it’s really there! I’m actually pregnant!
Since that day, I have wondered Continue reading