more things to look forward to

John Adams series on HBO Springtime Long walks in the woods A visit from my sister Planning my trip to Scotland Weekend getaways Reading books lined up in my queue: Persuasion, The Children of Hurin, John Adams

Now why didn’t I think of that?

I have been trying to figure out for years why I am rendered completely useless when it comes to making certain decisions, yet I can be insanely successful in other areas of my life. It's no secret to those close to me that I have been unable to make progress and make decisions about certain... Continue Reading →

The Book of Bad Choices

I was working on my laptop at the dining room table the other day when my 9 year old daughter came running downstairs with some paper in-hand, asking if she could talk to me. She sat down in the chair next to me and told me that I needed to pay attention for this. I... Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Magic

Dear Mom - It's Thanksgiving day today and I am home with my family. Thanksgiving is usually my favorite holiday but I am just not feeling festive today. This does not mean I am not thankful, just not very festive. When I was young you used to make holidays magical. I usually do that too,... Continue Reading →

Things I wish you could have known

Dear mom - I was thinking about you again and how so many things I experience these days remind me of you. Here are some things I think you would have appreciated: 1. My children. they are good-natured, sweet and insightful. All gifts that you gave me and I passed on to them. 2. Where I live.... Continue Reading →

Conversation with my 8 year-old

This was the conversation this morning while shopping at our favorite store - Target: Daryn: "Mom, will you buy me this journal?" Me: "Daryn, you have like 10 journals at home already" Daryn: "But mom, I have a big life ... I NEED lots of journals"

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