Nathalie's Notes

Writing in the margins

Fall, 2018 | Behind the Picket Fence  Roots to Roofs Special Section of The News-Register   By Nathalie Hardy   After a lifetime of trying to hide an unflattering truth about myself, I came out with it in the paint supply aisle at my local hardware store. I was in the midst of an internal …

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  You guys!!We made it through an entire, tough as hell year. And now … we do … the. dance. of. joy. Remember? Balki?!Balki Bartokomous. No? Hold up, you're going to have to take second and watch this: When my ex-husband and I used to love each other, like, looooooove, love, we would do this. Okay, that's not quite true. *I* …

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I ran out of money yesterday. Like, literally, out. I’m at the checkout at Fred Meyer, with my boys who are soooo excited about their school supplies and all the possibilities of a new school year before them. (Minus the whole getting up in the morning part for Jake). I had an offer to help …

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