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Posts published by “Jessica Ehlers”

40ish-year-old mom to a 13-year-old and rescued basset hounds. I am not married but the guy I live with and I are super serious. Except when we're making fart jokes and then the 13-year-old rolls her eyes and shakes her head. I am from NorCal. I live in the house I grew up in. I bake when I am nervous and I like to grow things in my front yard to nibble on and season dinner with.

August Adventures

I have been at a loss as to how to go from a post about death to justabout anything else.  Suffice to say my dear…

Her New Hospital Bed

My friend is sick and in bed at home, dying.  (I know, bummer of a blog post, aye?  Would you rather I did movie reviews? …

The High Country of Yosemite

Yosemite 2010.  It was an epic trip.  My climbing buddies from our J-Tree adventure, some of their siblings, my son and of course, our climbing…

Serious Questions

So on the way home from picking my boy up from hanging out with his dad this evening, we're driving through Fort Bragg.  The car…

The 4th of July

The 4th of July parade in Mendocino.  If you've never been, you should check it out.  It's like no other 4th of July parade. The…

Happy Birthday, Little Man

Four years ago today, my first and only son was born.  Seems like just yesterday I huffed and puffed until I thought the whole bottom…

The Occasional Algae Fight

It rained and then it rained some more and just when we thought it was going to stop, it started again and then...  it was…

3-D glasses are totally hip.

Friday was a long day peppered frequently with “Is it 4 yet?”  I had made the mistake the day before of telling him that at…

Joshua Tree

At some point in the winter I started having fantasies about dragging some friends to Joshua Tree to see the desert in bloom and do…

Look Ma, I am a kite!

I had been promising something fun and the weather had cleared.  This is going to be great, I tell myself.  I grabbed a hat for…

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