Writing

Roller Coaster 2018 Year in Review

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” ~Hal Borland ‘Tis the season for year in review posts. And now that we’re mere hours away from a new year, I thought I’d join in on my personal walk down the […] Read more…

To Whom It May Concern

Dear Pets, The last four weeks post-surgery have been rough.  And when I say rough, I mean I’ve been rotating the same comfy pants and baggy shirts for over four weeks.  I’ve been keeping medication charts.  I’ve been taking naps.  I’ve watched more tv in the last month than I probably have in the entire […] Read more…

Tell Your Stories

As a writer, I often walk a fine line between what I want to share and what is better left unwritten. And through years of writing from personal experience and putting myself out there publicly, I’ve learned that everyone in my life — however casual or intimate — shoulders the burden of being the potential […] Read more…

Life is a Balancing Act…And I’m Tipping Over

Equilibrium: n.  (kw-lbr–m, kw-) A condition in which all acting influences are canceled by others, resulting in a stable, balanced, or unchanging system. Wife.  Mother.  Teacher.  Writer.  Runner.  Friend.  Daughter.  Housekeeper.  Chef.  Chauffeur.  Life is a balancing act of all the roles we play on a daily basis, our ultimate goal being equilibrium.  But lately […] Read more…

Summer Slide

If you’re a parent, you’ve probably heard a lot of talk lately about the “summer slide.”  Basically that’s when kids go on summer vacation and lose some of the academic progress they’ve made during the previous school year.  But it seems that my kids aren’t the only ones in my house who need to continue […] Read more…

Writer’s Block

 I HAVE WRITER’S BLOCK.  Not the kind of writer’s block that makes you crazy for a day and then disappears with a good bottle of wine.  Not the kind of writer’s block that gets you stuck on one project but allows another to flow freely.  Not the kind of writer’s block that you can just brush […] Read more…

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