Another Friday

… these Fridays keep sneaking up on me! The week is crazy, with swimming and yoga and soccer and softball, oh, and work,  that suddenly it’s Friday. Daughter and I are heading to the beach again, in what has become a Friday tradition. And I’m excited. Then it’s the 4th next week… there will be […]

I am a Writer

There. I said it. And I’m a couple weeks behind. But I just stumbled across this today. Jeff Goins’ 15 Habits of Great Writers. The first Habit? Declare that I’m a writer. So, there, I’m a writer. I don’t write every day. Sometimes not even once a week. But I’m still a writer. I think […]

Friday & a Library

It’s almost Friday! I’m still overwhelmed. Mostly with work. Sorta with teaching a three-year-old to Listen. And respond. But I wanted to share with you a lovely little discovering I made tonight as I walked Dog around the block. I found a library. A little Library in my neighbors front yard. More info here. But […]

Sunday Dinner…

Grilled Chicken Breasts with Shallots, Cherries and Arugula. Life has been crazy lately. We’ve been to the beach, to the pool, to the park. We’ve had friends over. We’ve had family over. I’ve been running and biking and swimming and working. There’s been weeding and mowing and more than enough laundry. And there’s been reading […]

A Haiku

I entered a Haiku, my first, into Kate Hopper’s Motherhood & Words Haiku Contest, and much to my delight I was a runner-up! Yippee! Here it is. “where did the clouds go? the moon ate them, she answered they’re in his tummy” And here’s much, much more about Kate and her amazing words. photo taken […]

Friday and Don’t Worry

It’s Friday! Or almost Friday, depending on where you are. Or maybe Friday is almost over, which means it will be Saturday soon. Either way, it’s Friday. We have lunch plans with a dear friend, time with Grandma in the pool and then we’re having another dear friend over for dinner. A day of eating, […]


I feel stuck. In my writing. I finished a wonderful class two weeks ago and I’ve barely written since. I met with my amazing and talented writing group this weekend, and had only written a one page response to our Prompt. (And yes, that was the writing I spoke about up there in the third […]