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I Wish I Knew

. I wish I knew…Oh my, we could be here a while. There is no end to what I wish I knew. To what I want to know. To what I am trying to learn and what I wish was just deposited into my tiny brain without me having to work so damn hard for […] ...read more

Yes, Actually, These Opinions Are My Own

I still have Opinions For some reason, I thought that with the election “out of the way” maybe the “political” posts would settle down and my opinions could be demonstrated simply by how I live my life.  However, we as a planet have entered an alternate universe and… Politics are Personal. Yesterday I watched a […] ...read more

Changing One Person at a Time, starts with me

Today the big pressure is: Marcus’ probate paperwork is due tomorrow. Shit. I’ve shared before how much I loathe the paperwork process that comes with guardianship (although I am simultaneously understanding of its purpose). Too Tired For paperwork. Travel makes me very tired. Anxiety also makes me tired. I’ve done a lot of sleeping this […] ...read more

The New Year’s Rant

. The last few years I’ve chosen to gulp up life, racing like I’m running out of time. I do feel that way. I don’t know what’s next (after this life) but I know the time we have here is precious and brief and for reasons I cannot explain, I am compelled, pushed, to make […] ...read more

Our Living History

10 years ago, I was the customer service and marketing manager in the family print shop and Quinn and I celebrated our 10-year wedding anniversary with a delightful party at the Joslyn Art Museum and I wore a fabulous dress. I celebrated a breakthrough in my health and was in the few “perfect weight” years […] ...read more

Year End and Christmas Letter Time!

Christmas letter time!! Every time I create a Christmas letter, I think about all of you. I think about all I wish you were telling me about your life, your families, your year. Some of you send Christmas letters, too. Which I love and enjoy! This year I’m going to make it really easy on […] ...read more

The Reply Christmas Letter

Hello! I can’t wait to hear from you! ...read more

On Rainy Days and Learning to Live in the Moments

. You never know… Sitting with another mother at the Be Beautiful, Be Yourself Fashion Show, talking about Marcus’ and my crazy schedule this year. I told her, “I debated whether we should push it and do this. So much else going on. But then I thought, Don’t wait. You never know what the next […] ...read more

Last Weekend, We Were All Beautiful, with Video to Prove it

Last Sunday morning I “wrote out” some of the preceding three days’ amazingness. Unsuccessfully. Bullet point version: Wed night after work: Marcus and I flew to Denver. Thursday morning: Marcus went on Live TV.  Friday Morning: Marcus and I both gave blood to the Human Trisome Project.  Friday Night: VIP Party with super cool and […] ...read more

The yesterdays that have magically led to tomorrow

Hey everybody, Tomorrow, no, let’s start with today. Wait. Yesterday. Yesterday, Marcus was featured as a model on live television as a preview for a big event that is tomorrow. This is an event he has auditioned for three times. Well, to be honest, this year his audition was actually being part of a celebrity […] ...read more