9 Non-Goals

Last year, I was inspired by blogger Erin Loechner, who instead of writing resolutions wrote non-goals in 2015 and 2016. Gentle ways … More

Gardens of Kindness

I am at a ‘Graduation Ceremony’ or a ‘Moving Up Ceremony’ or a ‘Pre-K Presentation,’ whatever you call it. Z is … More

Nurturing Gifts

 “Sometimes I feel like the bulk of my job – as a writer, as a mother, is simply to protect … More


“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.” ~ Hal Borland I am always surprised by how swiftly winter strikes. … More

1 in 4

I’m stitching, and it’s surprisingly soothing. The sharp needle sears the coarse denim producing simple yet somehow soothing results. Z is … More

Happy Grandparents Day!

    Happy Happy Happy Grandparents Day! Grandparents are a beautiful blessing and I always learn so much from them, … More