Lessons in Quarantine

To say that this strange period of quarantine has been an adjustment is an understatement. It's more like dealing with a giant, nationwide sucker punch. In the blink of an…

Continue Reading Lessons in Quarantine

Taking the Leap

I can still see the shimmering blue water at least 10 feet beneath my toes which were gripping the edge of the high dive platform. I was about to try…

Continue Reading Taking the Leap

Allure of the Forest

I was trying to focus on writing but the dog was driving me crazy. She needed exercise stat. I dropped everything and headed to the dog park figuring that a…

Continue Reading Allure of the Forest

Put on the Brakes

When my daughter was born, my heart nearly exploded with a love so deep, it's practically impossible to verbalize. When she was three months old, I handed her off to…

Continue Reading Put on the Brakes
Give Yourself a Gold Star
You Deserve a Gold Star!

Give Yourself a Gold Star

I tend to be a joy-seeker. I like to read inspiring stories. I write about fun stuff. I enjoy inspiring quotes. Over the holidays I received two of the most…

Continue Reading Give Yourself a Gold Star

The Great Chicken Debate

The moment my daughter spotted the crate full of fuzzy little chicks peeping happily at the local hardware store, she was smitten. Every year near Easter, the peeps appeared. And…

Continue Reading The Great Chicken Debate