Two Months with Mercena

(Why am I naming days?) 10/15/14, Day 14,043 (Mercena Day 61): Two Months with Mercena What’s amazing to me is how natural it all seems now. In the early days, everything was so strange; not just the new life wailing in our home, but all the trappings that go with it–the diaper hose I installed into the toilet, the warmer […]

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Into the Weeds

(Why am I naming days?) I’m writing these posts in bed after being incapacitated by the worst back injury of my life yesterday, so please be patient as my pain-addled mind moves through the last few days. 10/9/14, Day 14,037 (Mercena Day 55): Into the Weeds This was the day I began to feel truly in the weeds with the […]

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More Mercena Firsts

(Why am I naming days?) 10/5/14, Day 14,033 (Mercena Day 51): Mercena’s First Flux Sunday We’d been considering bringing Mercena to this Flux Sunday because it was at The Sand Box, where we’ll be rehearsing most of Once Upon a Bride There Was a Forest, and as chief baby wrangler, I’ll be picking her up there every day after work while […]

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