Filed under another quarter in the therapy jar

Before You Write

Before You Write

Everyone has their own way of telling their own story. There are ways to not color in the lines while in plain sight of those lines. Someone’s story might really surprise you or scare you, make you laugh. If you have rules to follow, do so in your own style. But where does it come from? Continue reading

Six Impossible Things

Six Impossible Things

I’m still plugging along with NaBloWriMo, (National Blog Writing Month -31 posts in 31 days)  and this is my 8th post.   It is an Easy Way Out post,  definitely a bit of a cop out, and I’m ok with that! Let’s talk about my Tumblr.  It’s too often neglected.  For long periods of time. … Continue reading

when mommy shouldn’t laugh

when mommy shouldn’t laugh

Here comes the part where my parenting skills took a dive. I knew what was coming, and with a certain amount of disbelief (she’s only 8!) I was also a little amazed and amused because I know what we are in for with this child… I smirked. Not a full blown grin, but nonetheless, I smirked. I wasn’t exactly proud of her. But here’s more proof that she is, after all, my daughter. Continue reading

New Box of Crayons

New Box of Crayons

It’s fall and I’m ruminating over my favorite season, the possibility each fall brings, and the start of a new year. I know that technically, we celebrate the New Year on January 1. My personal internal clock shifts into new year mode every autumn. The thing that best represents all of this to me is a newly opened, yet unused box of crayons. Continue reading