Firsts, Failures, and Forwards

Firsts are exciting. Our child’s first tooth, first steps, and first day of school are anxiously awaited and celebrated. Some…

Rain, Rocks, and Righteousness

I like the poetry of Shel Silverstein.  Wit, excitement, insanity. Surface funny, deeply provoking.  His poem Rain is what’s appropriate…

The Seven Deadly…Sinks?

There comes a point in everyone’s life where brain and body activity do not match. For instance, my head goes…

Pitch Perfect Cake

It’s Memorial Day weekend here in the United States.  We set aside the last Monday of the month of May…

The Eye of the Beholder 

When I was a kid certain phrases made no sense to me. Mostly because I would misinterpret the words used…

Recalculating.

Me and my crazy craft show life are having a clash with me and my crazy GPS life. I’ve done…

This is Only a Test

With all the recent literary events in my life, I’m slightly overwhelmed. I made a Facebook page for the book,…

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Coincidence as defined by a mother: When only one child is home and the cookies just vanish. Coincidence as defined…

IT LIVES!!!

For anyone who’s walked with me for awhile, you know about my book. The one I wrote. For years. And…

Pathetic 

After my husband died my kids and I started a new tradition: going to see a movie for Easter. Oldest…

Perception and Denial

Two plus two will always equal four no matter what. For the sciences to remain stable, their foundation must be…

This Is Me

Seventeen days ago I started typing this particular post.  I was really psyched up about it, and I even told…

Back to Oobleck

I legitimately believe Dr. Seuss and Sir Isaac Newton would have engaged in fabulous dialogue. There’s a brilliance of rhythm…

Unforgiven

Happy New Year! I’ve made a decision. I’m not making resolutions this year. Last year was a disaster. I wrote…

The Foxes of Festivity 

I met my parents for breakfast this morning. In the bustle of the seasons everythingness it was nice to just…

O, Holy Night?

Aaah, December! The start of winter. The end of the year. 31 days of hype and hoopla built into the…

Perspective

This smell around me is horrible.  I’ve never encountered anything like it. But I’ve been breathing it in and out,…