I don’t know about you, but today for me was a full day. You know the ones, where you get pivots and unexpected shifts which can be challenging to navigate. I came home to find that all my peoples had similar days. There were tears, disappointments, boundary-drawing (no, you cannot play Xbox when you are… Continue reading Off the top
I have a small spiral notebook that I carry in my purse. One of my goals this year is to write more, and as a working, busy, full-schedule mom and wife, there are moments when I have a great spark of an idea, an epiphany. They’re amazing. And short. And often, they fly away as… Continue reading “This is the Ugly Book”
I’ve been busy, writing words and words and words and words. Graduate school is comprised of reading and writing and writing and writing. Therefore, the flow of words has been diverted elsewhere. Never fear, I still think of y’all. There’s been a loss in my family this week, which might be the reason I’m here… Continue reading Where have all the words gone?
Hello It’s me <hysterical laughter> Okay, sorry, sorry… Couldn’t resist. In an effort to spruce things up around here, I’ve enrolled in BloggingU for the month of February – ta da! You may see some changes to the scenery and touching of new and interesting topics. I have no idea what all it will entail,… Continue reading …because I didn’t have enough going on
If you’ve spent any amount of time with me, it’s easy to see that I am a person who sees in structure, organization, and process. I like calendars, to-do lists, plans for growth, and goal targets. These have all been awesome for the wild ride that is my life with two sons and a busy… Continue reading Faith or Force? Grace or Gains?
Hi. I’ve been elsewhere. I’m back. I’ve recently given a lot of thought to the idea of ‘no’. We don’t like ‘no’s. Or, at least, we profess to not like them, although I wonder if that’s rooted in a fear that others will not like our ‘no’s. Projecting our internal fears of others onto ourselves,… Continue reading No leads to yes
My dear readers, Looking through the site, I found this old draft from before. (Love me in all my foibles, but the exact timeline on this one is fuzzy.) I didn’t post it, because the moment it which it was written in was too fresh for many. My hope is that it has aged like… Continue reading On leaving well…