Hey, friends. I'm alive -- just trying to hold it together as we're in full swing this summer. It's a busy season for sure. Lots going that I hope to share with you all soon. Here's a quick (for me, anyway) summary: I quit Facebook and am detoxing pretty much from all social media … Continue reading Summer Update: Writing, Music, Meditation & a Social Media Sabbatical
http://elitedaily.com/life/10-things-that-the-people-who-love-their-lives-are-doing-differently/598934/ Hope you all are well. We're knee-deep in getting-out-of-school mode, so things are busy. Good busy, but my already limited organizational skills are being stretched to capacity. I was feeling slightly stressed this morning, but then I came across the above article, and it gave me some peace. It's so easy to get caught … Continue reading Can We Take It Down a Notch On Social Media?
Lately I am seriously struggling with balancing all the roles I play -- specifically being a mother to Piers and Wallace, a partner to Gil, and a working person. I’m also craving adult conversation. My emotions are all over the place, and I really need to get it together. It’s hard for me to admit … Continue reading Women: Share the Second Shift and Come Out to Play
Happy New Year! Hopefully I’ll be posting more regularly in 2014. I’ve had some other writing projects going on, and I committed to twelve weeks of Morning Pages as Julia Cameron suggests in her book The Artist’s Way. I learned of this book years ago and read it but never committed to the program. Since … Continue reading Happy New Year and Morning Pages
I'm thirty-seven years old and my crazy mother still screws with my head. Her most recent antics are affecting me in unimaginable ways and I have no idea how to shake her off of me. I need to do something because I'm slipping into the darkest depression I've experienced in years, perhaps ever. I know … Continue reading Why Do I Let Her Get to Me? Part 1
Occasionally I run out of garbage bags. My last one will be in the kitchen can and as I clean up one mess or another, I'll toss in my trash. As soon as I open the can, I'll think to myself -- Gotta get trash bags. This one's to capacity, and there are NO more. … Continue reading Perhaps I Should Consider a Muzzle
Okay, now frustration is setting in. I'm writing from my IPad, and the battery died in the middle of a post, so I think it was deleted. I believe it will come back, but I have no way to be sure, so I'll attempt to give you the highlights. 1 - I've been a writer … Continue reading I Have No Idea How to Operate a Blog