Quitter

I totally bailed on my writing class. I feel a little like I let you all down. All 5 of you who were following along (I’ve said it before, but you are indisputably my favorite.) I signed up fully committed to doing it. Following the assignments where they went and being brave and putting it […]

A Day in the Life

“To everything, there is a season.” This is apparently my season of figuring out how to clone myself. This picture -> is an actual page from our family calendar.  Looking at it freaks me right the heck out. So much drama. I mean literally, both kids are participating in the drama clubs at their respective […]

Love to a Stranger

At the risk of sounding like an enormous sap, I am a big fan of love. All kinds. The mom kind. The friend kind. The get-over-here-and-lay-a-big-wet-one-on-me kind. The old-folks-holding-hands kind. Even the fur-covered kind. I am also a little too cynical, realistic, and practical to run around spouting sunshine and rainbows.  I also, as a […]

Dreaming the Life

You may say I’m a dreamer But I’m not the only one – John Lennon You might not actually say that…but it’s true.  And I hope (please) that I am not the only one who needs to get off my butt and start Living the Dream instead of Dreaming the Life. In my dreams I […]

Ms. Fix It – Movie Edition

This post is part of a series inspired by prompts from the book 642 Things to Write About by the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto.  If you want to play along, write your own post (on your blog or other online forum) and post a link in the comments.  I’ll add “shout-outs” at the end of my post […]

Churches, Castles, and Freedom

This post is part of a series inspired by prompts from the book 642 Things to Write About by the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto.  If you want to play along, write your own post (on your blog or other online forum) and post a link in the comments.  I’ll add “shout-outs” at the end of my post […]

Circa 1977

This post is part of a series inspired by prompts from the book 642 Things to Write About by the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto.  If you want to play along, write your own post (on your blog or other online forum) and post a link in the comments.  I’ll add “shout-outs” at the end of my post […]