i’m lame and tired and all over the place

3 Feb

no new monday music again this week. life gets in the way and i can’t just sit down and bang out a song. it takes me a few takes on that mofo to get it right. it’s b/c i’m still not very good at the guitar. i always screw it up.

hopefully, i’ll have a sliver of time tomorrow and can do a song. 2, if we’re lucky. one original and one cover. sounds like a plan to me.

jamison is in a room besides mine tonight for the first time. i’m excited about the prospect of sleeping without a baby next to me if for no other reason than i get my husband back to spoon, but i’ll miss it.

i’ll never nurse her to sleep again.

i’ll never hold a sleeping babe.

i’ll never lull her to sleep with a lullaby for her ears only.

it’s bittersweet, this parenting business. it’s all so grand, but fleeting and floaty and fantastic.

the sweetness drips.

the bitter fades.

we move on.

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3 Responses to “i’m lame and tired and all over the place”

  1. dana February 6, 2009 at 12:51 pm #

    Oh. How is the babe doing? More importantly, how are YOU doing?

  2. cathygaubert February 3, 2009 at 11:35 am #

    oh, gosh! i so know how you feel.
    there is so much wonderfulness (whatever, it can be a word) inherent with having our babes in bed with us, but it IS lovely to just have the husband there! maybe in another year i will be going through this same thing, too. for now, its 3 in one bed and 2 in the other! šŸ™‚
    xxx
    p.s. i’m so happy that the package arrived safe and sound!

  3. Irish Gumbo February 3, 2009 at 6:32 am #

    Good luck with them songs, my dear. I hear you. Gotta get the mofo right, yeah?

    Came here on recommendation of my friend cIII, thought I’d say hi.

    I trust cIII. Boy’s got thunder in his head, he does.

    Good morning!

    Peace, Irish Gumbo

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