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Category: Ursa Major

Seven Hurts My Feelings

2 months ago

685 words

Photo: Welp. What can I say? He’s seven. He’s practically glowing with his brilliance and his beauty. And I? I can’t help but be a little heartbroken.   All the other birthdays have felt like hard won victories. Congratulations! You survived another year! Sleepless nights, diapers, sickness, tantrums… Every single year was a glorious, yet…

This Good Kid

6 months ago

876 words

Photo: Ursa Major’s 1st grade class visited Good Hope Beach in Gloucester (Glawh-staah in Boston-Speak. Or perhaps Glaaaah-Stah? That might be a different dialect of Boston-Speak) today to collect sea creatures for the tidal pool in their classroom. It was my first ever visit to Gloucester and the beach was lovely. We’re still looking for…